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Near Franklin in Simpson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial

 
 
Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
1. Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial Marker
Inscription.
"But the child's sob in the silence curses deeper
than the strong man in his wrath"
–Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The Cry of the Children
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Dedicated to the victims of the
April 19, 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing

 
Erected 1995 by the Kentucky Crushed Stone Association, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Federal Highway Administration.
 
Location. 36° 38.611′ N, 86° 34.14′ W. Marker is near Franklin, Kentucky, in Simpson County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 65 at milepost 0, 9.1 miles north of Kentucky Route 52. Touch for map. Located in the Kentucky Welcome Center south of Franklin Kentucky. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin KY 42134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Replica of Stone #38 (a few steps from this marker); Civil War in Tennessee (approx. 0.6 miles away in Tennessee); Triangular Jog (approx. mile away); Tennessee / Kentucky (approx. mile away in Tennessee but has been reported missing); Duval-Groves House (approx.
Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial stone image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
2. Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial stone
1.7 miles away in Tennessee); Birthplace of T.O. Chisholm / Noted Hymn Writer (1866-1960) (approx. 1.8 miles away); "Riding into The Sunset" (approx. 1.8 miles away); "Drive-Time" (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Categories. DisastersNotable Events
 
Memorial in front of Welcome Center building. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
3. Memorial in front of Welcome Center building.
View of memorial looking southeast. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
4. View of memorial looking southeast.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 15, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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