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Ski Troops Memorial - Gatlinburg, Tenessee, USA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita
N 35° 42.237 W 083° 33.438
17S E 268633 N 3954127
Quick Description: Monument to the Tenth Mountain Division, Ski Troops WWII. overlooking The Great Smokey Mountains Range. Located at Ober Gatlinburg, Ski resort, Tennessee.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 4/20/2015 5:00:21 AM
Waymark Code: WMNQKR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Ištván
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Long Description:
The monument is located in the Car Park of Ober Gatlinburg, Ski Resort, & Amusement Park. Overlooking the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There is a $5 parking fee, to access the Memorial.

The Text on the Plaque reads:

Tenth Mountain Division
Ski Troops - WWII
"In memory to those sons of the south who served in the Tenth Mountain Division in WWII and made the supreme sacrifice in the defense of the promise that all people have the right of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."

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Memorial placed by: Southeast Chapter, Tenth Mountain Division Association 1994

From the National Parks Website:
"Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America's most visited national park." Text Source: (visit link)

Ober Gatlinburg Website: (visit link)
Date of Dedication: 1/1/1994

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway or Private Transport. see web sites listed.

Access times: From: 8:00 AM To: 8:00 PM

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Location of waymark:
OBER GATLINBURG, Ski Area & Amusement Park, Gatlinburg TN, 37738

Commemoration: Tenth Mountain Division in WWII

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