National Soldiers' Home

National Soldiers' Home (HM15E)

Location: Johnson City, TN 37604 Washington County
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N 36° 18.487', W 82° 22.475'

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Approved by an Act of Congress on Jan. 28, 1901, the Mountain Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers was created through the work of Tennessee Congressman Walter P. Brownlow (1851-1910). Known locally as Mountain Home, the original site comprised 447 acres and opened in October 1903. Peak enrollment reached over 2,500 Civil War and Spanish-American War veterans. In 1930, the National Soldiers' Home system became part of the Veterans Administration.
HM NumberHM15E
Marker Number1 A 135
Year Placed2007
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 4:13pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 376592 N 4019000
Decimal Degrees36.30811667, -82.37458333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 18.487', W 82° 22.475'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 18' 29.22" N, 82° 22' 28.50" W
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Area Code(s)423, 615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 410 E Lexington St, Johnson City TN 37604, US
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