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Greenville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
1. Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In honor and memory of all veterans of Greeneville and Greene County who served our country, in peace and war, and to those who paid the supreme sacrifice. Their spirit, devotion and love of country will be remembered.
Dedicated Oct.29, 1994

( Left Side of Monument : )
World War I

Apr. 6, 1917
Nov. 11, 1918

World War II
Dec. 8, 1941
Sept. 13, 1945

( Right Side of Monument : )
Korea

June 27, 1950
Jan. 31, 1955

Vietnam
Aug. 5, 1964
May 7, 1975

Persian Gulf
Aug. 20, 1990
Feb. 28, 1991

( Rear of Monument : )
Erected through the efforts of Ida B. Horne,
Betty Ruth Alexander, Chad R. Shelton, Ruby T. Davis,
David L. Fellers, Mack A. Jones and Allan Sipe.
Sponsored by the Greene County Disabled
American Veterans Chapter 42 and Auxiliary.
Design by Tusculum Monument Co.

 
Erected 1994 by Citizens of Greenville – Greene County.
 
Location. 36° 9.775′ N, 82° 49.852′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 321) and E Depot Street, on the right when traveling north on
Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
2. Front of Monument
South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Greene County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 South Main Street, Greeneville TN 37745, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor John Sevier (here, next to this marker); Roll of Honor – Greene County (here, next to this marker); Greeneville, Tennessee (a few steps from this marker); Sgt. Elbert L. Kinser (a few steps from this marker); Greene County Civil War (a few steps from this marker); Greeneville Union Convention (within shouting distance of this marker); John H. Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); Olde Greene County Gaol (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
More about this marker. The front of the monument contains an American flag and the logos of the 5 armed forces.
 
Categories. Heroes
 
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
3. Left Side of Monument
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
4. Right Side of Monument
Rear of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
5. Rear of Monument
Closeup of Eagle image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
6. Closeup of Eagle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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