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The Col. Robert Sink Memorial Trail

 
 
The Col. Robert Sink Memorial Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Colones, January 23, 2004
1. The Col. Robert Sink Memorial Trail Marker
Inscription.  In Memory of “Col. Bob” Sink, First Commanding Officer of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, July 1942 – December 1945.

Dedicated by the “Five-O-Sinks” The 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment Association, November 4, 2000, at Toccoa, Georgia.

Duty — Honor — Country

Robert F. Sink, Lt. Gen. U.S. Army, April 3, 1905 – December 13, 1965.

“Currahee” • “We Stand Alone”
 
Erected 2000 by The 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1777.
 
Location. 34° 33.098′ N, 83° 23.727′ W. Marker is near Toccoa, Georgia, in Stephens County. Marker is at the intersection of Dicks Hill Parkway (Old U.S. 123) and Col. Robert Sink Trail, former Currahee Mt. Rd., on the right when traveling south on Dicks Hill Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toccoa GA 30577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Staley Cottage (approx. 3.4 miles away); Haddock Inn
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(approx. 3½ miles away); The Old Toccoa Falls Power Plant (approx. 3½ miles away); Morrison Hall - Old Barn (approx. 3½ miles away); Alan Todd Yearwood Memorial Garden (approx. 3½ miles away); Bandy Cottage Alumni House (approx. 3½ miles away); Gate Cottage (approx. 3½ miles away); Ring Music Hall (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toccoa.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2008, by Thomas Colones of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 6,958 times since then and 144 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 2, 2008, by Thomas Colones of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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