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Two Hours Well Spent, Even on a Rainy Day

The Tennessee Historical Society placed a commemorative plaque to Sargeant Alvin York in front of... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2014
RavenLB
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Retracing the Footsteps of WWI Hero Sergeant Alvin York

Alvin York won his Medal of Honor on this battlefield on the outskirts of Chatel-Chehery in WWI... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2014
Dan D
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Northern Virginia
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Some things to bear in mind: You cannot drive this trail. I was out walking today and someone zoomed past on an obvious walking trail up into the woods. A few minutes later they came back since there is no room for a car. There...More

Thank GoodFood88
Reviewed 19 August 2018

My son and I hiked the trail during the record heat of August 2018. The trail combined with some of the other Meuse-Argonne gems such as the Lost Battalion makes for a tremendous day! We removed some fallen trees and weeded the monument area. Had...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

If you want to experience something historical that’s off the beaten path, the Sergeant York Trail is for you. It’s hard to appreciate what he and 7 other American soldiers accomplished without walking in their footsteps. Thank you to all the Eagle Scouts who have...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I was fortunate enough to visit this site as part of a Stephen Ambrose Historical Tour (New Orleans) with historian Chris Anderson and in the company of my tour companion (and Viet Nam War Marine veteran) Jim Hutson. Jim is a retired history teacher &...More

Thank Sigs67
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I went on the tour of Sgt. York's battle field with the University of Tennessee Research team who was commissioned by the State of Tennessee to research and document Sgt. York's battlefield where he earn his Congressional Medal of Honor. The results of their research...More

4  Thank Ron A
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Do not be misled. The place where the memorial and the trail leading to it are a figment of imagination. The true site of the York engagement is to the left of the stream as you pass over it on the forest path walking from...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2015

Sargent (then corporal) Alvin York is a first rate hero, " who was not full of himself." Sargent York was a Tennessee farm boy who sought to avoid WWI, but once his minister convinced York to join the army brought solid courage and valor to...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2014

The Tennessee Historical Society placed a commemorative plaque to Sargeant Alvin York in front of the city hall of Chatel-Chehery in 1987, the centennial of York's birth. Just outside the village one can walk a well-marked "Circuit du Sargeant York", as Snailkite already has explained....More

Thank RavenLB
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Alvin York won his Medal of Honor on this battlefield on the outskirts of Chatel-Chehery in WWI. The Sergeant York Trail ("Circuit du Sergeant YORK") was created by Boy Scouts and is well marked and well maintained, taking you to representative locations of the battle,...More

4  Thank Dan D
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