East Tennessee Veterans Memorial, Knoxville

#29 of 97 in Things to do in Knoxville
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The physical Memorial is a magnificent formation of 32 granite monuments bearing the inscribed names of more than 6000 veterans from 35 East Tennessee counties who have died in military service since the beginning of World War I. Names are listed by conflict and by county within those conflicts.

The names and deeds of the 14 Medal of Honor recipients from East Tennessee are also inscribed and honored. The Memorial is on a grassy plot at the northern end of Knoxville’s World’s Fair Park. Other features are a plaza entrance with a 50-foot flag pole and a 27-foot high bell tower.
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  • This is a neat memorial park set in the World's Fair Park. There is a school adjacent to it and I was questioned by on site police as to why I was there - not sure if this happens every time, but...  more »
  • This memorial is near The World’s Fair Park. It is a beautifully done memorial. Worth a visit if at the park. There is no charge to visit.  more »
  • Soberingly beautiful. Thank you each for you service and sacrifice.
  • God bless those who gave all.
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