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Jackson in Breathitt County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Korean War Memorial

 
 
Korean War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 16, 2014
1. Korean War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Korean War
25 June 1950 - 27 May 1953
In honor of all Breathitt Countians who served in the Korean War era and especially those whose names are inscribed hereon who gave their lives to contain Communism and to preserve individual freedom in that war.

Virgil Bach Ray L Banks Cecil H Burnett Harold R. Clark Richard Fugate Billy H. Gibbs Joe Gillum John F Little, Jr. Edward Lovins Charlie Neace Jr. Brown Sebastian Logan Sebastian Lloyd D Stidham Ishmael Watts.
 
Location. 37° 33.234′ N, 83° 23.016′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Kentucky, in Breathitt County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Brown Street on Main Street. Touch for map. The monument is located in Breathitt County War Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson KY 41339, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Willie Sandlin (here, next to this marker); World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); "Bloody Breathitt" (within shouting distance of this marker); Breathitt Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Breathitt County

Breathitt County War Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 16, 2014
2. Breathitt County War Memorial Plaza
(within shouting distance of this marker); Broken Column (within shouting distance of this marker); Sam and Nola of Morris Fork (approx. 13.3 miles away); Gateway to Appalachia (approx. 15.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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