World War I Memorial, War Plaza, Nashville, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
N 36° 09.864 W 086° 47.046
16S E 519418 N 4002204
Quick Description: World War I Memorial with statue and plaques recognizing the Sons of Tennessee who fought and died in the Great War.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2006 7:58:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMQ2V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Roamineye
Views: 73

Long Description:
Located in the War Plaza, across the street from the State Capital, this memorial is dedicated "In Memory Of The Sons of Tennessee Who Gave Their Lives In The Great War 1914 - 1918". On the walls surrounding the statue are listed all of the men who served in the Armed Forces during this period.

A very moving memorial. The War Plaza is enscribed with these words over the entrance "America Is Privileged To Spend Her Blood And Her Might For The Principles That Gave Her Birth And Happiness And The Peace Which She Has Treasured"
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 01/01/1920

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: State of Tennessee

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Physical Address of Monument:
301 6th Ave North
Nashville, TN United States

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Website for this Monument: Not listed

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