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Tahlequah in Cherokee County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Billy B. Walkabout

 
 
Billy B. Walkabout Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
1. Billy B. Walkabout Memorial Bench
Inscription.

Distinguished Service Cross
awarded to
Billy B. Walkabout
for action on Nov. 20, 1968
Vietnam

 
Location. 35° 51.138′ N, 94° 59.354′ W. Marker is in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, in Cherokee County. Marker is on Cottonwood Street 0.1 miles south of Muskogee Avenue (U.S. 62), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Memorial is on the Cherokee Nations Veterans Center grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Tahlequah OK 74464, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee Warrior Memorial (here, next to this marker); John Noah Reese, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Jack C. Montgomery (a few steps from this marker); Park Hill (approx. one mile away); Riley's Chapel (approx. 1.1 miles away); Park Hill Press (approx. 1.1 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 2.1 miles away); Manard (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tahlequah.
 
Also see . . .
1. Billy B. Walkabout, Second Lieutenant, United States Army Distinguished Service Cross Citation. (Submitted on October 8, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Billy Bob Walkabout. (Submitted on October 8, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansPatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
Billy B. Walkabout Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
2. Billy B. Walkabout Memorial Bench
Bench in center foreground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 86 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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