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By Lee Hattabaugh, July 25, 2012
Kate Bradford Stockton Marker
Tennessee (Fentress County), Clarkrange — 2C 18 — Kate Bradford Stockton ó 1880-1969
Kate Bradford Stockton was born in Stockton, California, in 1880. Four years later, she moved with her parents to Fentress County. She was the descendant of a distinguished family of radical thinkers, and was the product of the Upper Cumberland . . . — Map (db m72466) HM
Tennessee (Fentress County), Forbus — 2C4 / 2C5 — Fentress County / Pickett County
Fentress County Established 1823; named in honor of James Fentress then speaker of the State House of Representatives, an office which he had held for four terms.

Pickett County Established 1879; named in honor of Howell L. Pickett . . . — Map (db m98858) HM

Tennessee (Fentress County), Jamestown — 2C 10 — Alvin C. York
Born in nearby Pall Mall, 1887. Enlisted in U.S. Army 1917, all-American Division, and became outstanding hero of World War I. Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor and Croix De Gurerre for killing 25 of the enemy and single-handedly capturing 132. . . . — Map (db m62907) HM
Tennessee (Fentress County), Pall Mall — Alvin and Gracie York's Home and Farm
(Inscription of photos from left to right, top to bottom) (Inscription under the photo of the house) What most people know about Sgt. Alvin C. York comes from the Academy Award winning movie SERGEANT YORK. Near the end of the film Joan . . . — Map (db m74240) HM WM
Tennessee (Fentress County), Pall Mall — Sgt. Alvin C. York - America's Greatest Civilian Soldier
On Oct. 8, 1918, outside the French village of Chatel-Chenery, Alvin C. York took his fateful walk into history during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive against the German forces. As the sharpshooter for Company G in the 328th Infantry of the U.S. Army, . . . — Map (db m81525) WM
Tennessee (Fentress County), Pall Mall — Sgt. Alvin C. York Educational Legacy
York Bible School York used funds he received from the movie Sergeant York to promote education and his religious convictions through creation of an interdenominational Bible School. The facility would train song leaders, Sunday School . . . — Map (db m99391) HM
Tennessee (Fentress County), Pall Mall — Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Area ó York General Store and Visitor Center
Welcome to Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Area. Sgt. York was awarded the nation's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for actions near the French village of Chatel-Chehery on Oct 8, 1918, during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive against the German . . . — Map (db m74231) HM WM
Tennessee (Fentress County), Pall Mall — Sgt. Alvin C. York's Personal and Spiritual Life
The home where Sgt. York was born no longer stands, except for a portion of the north chimney. A large nearby spring supplied water for the William York family and later served Alvin's family too. It was on a hill above the spring that Sgt. York . . . — Map (db m98855) HM
Tennessee (Fentress County), Pall Mall — Sgt. York at Work
Inscriptions of photos from left to right, top to bottom (Inscription under the photo of York on a road crew) Prior to World War I, York (fourth from left) was on a road crew building what was designated Hwy. 127 in 1927. The narrow-gauge . . . — Map (db m74249) HM WM
Tennessee (Fentress County), Pall Mall — 2C 14 — Wolf River Cemetery
This cemetery was established in the early 1800ís and was originally called Mt. Pleasant Burying Ground. The oldest known grave of approximately 600 burials is Charles Paul, 1826. Wolf Riverís first settler, Conrad “Coonrod” Pile, is . . . — Map (db m62905) HM
Tennessee (Fentress County), Pall Mall — 8 — Wolf River Valley
Sgt. York in World War I The Wolf River Valley is connected to the very origins of Tennessee history. Indians hunted this valley, fished in the river and blazed trails centuries before Europeans explored the region. Daniel Boone and his . . . — Map (db m99393) HM

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