Jackson County Veteran’s Monument and Memorial
Date Visited: January 12, 2019
Address: 20 McCammon Ridge Road – McKee, Ky 40447
GPS: 37.41898, -83.96929
Website: Visit Jackson County
In a small corner of McKee, Kentucky stands an absolutely breathtaking memorial dedicated to our veterans. The Jackson County Veteran’s Monument and Memorial stands in memory of and to honor the men and women of Jackson County who have served our nation.
The monument is a 5 sided pentagon representing each of the 5 branches of service; Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Marine and Air Force. Panels portray etched monoliths detailing the history of our wars, history of the branches of service and other panels will contain names honoring our fallen and those who served.
The stunning Bronze Fallen Soldier Statue featured in the center of the pentagon is a reminder of all those who have sacrificed themselves for our freedom. The entire memorial is just exquisite. The detail etched in the stone, the pictures and the story they tell is incredible. If you’r in the area, even if you’re not, make this a must stop in your travels. You will be amazed.