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Mount Vernon in Rockcastle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rockcastle Co. War Memorial

 
 
Rockcastle Co. War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 13, 2015
1. Rockcastle Co. War Memorial Marker
close up, showing text and names
Inscription.
Side A
Rockcastle Co. War Memorial

Side B
World War I (list of 19 names)

Side C
World War II (list of 81 names)

Side D
Korean War (list of 5 names)
Congressional Medal of Honor Winner
Viet Nam War (list of 6 names)
 
Location. 37° 21.17′ N, 84° 20.318′ W. Marker is in Mount Vernon, Kentucky, in Rockcastle County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is one of several in the front lawn of the Rockcastle County Courthouse. south east corner of East Main at Church Street, just one half block north of U.S. 25. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 E Main St, Mount Vernon KY 40456, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockcastle County, 1810 (here, next to this marker); Boone Way (here, next to this marker); Col. James Maret (1855- 1936) (here, next to this marker); Cox Building History (within shouting distance of this marker); Livingston Trail Head (approx. 7.8 miles away); Camp Wildcat

Rockcastle Co. War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 13, 2015
2. Rockcastle Co. War Memorial Marker
close up, showing names
(approx. 9.7 miles away); The Battle of Wildcat (approx. 9.7 miles away); Infantry Ridge (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Vernon.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Rockcastle Co. War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 13, 2015
3. Rockcastle Co. War Memorial Marker
close up, showing names of Korean and Viet Nam Vets
Rockcastle Co. War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 13, 2015
4. Rockcastle Co. War Memorial Marker
marker can be seen at a distance
Rockcastle Co. War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 13, 2015
5. Rockcastle Co. War Memorial Marker
bronze eagle on top of the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 13, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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