Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Camp Crossville 1942 - 1945



Marker ID: THC 2C 21
Location: On POW Camp road, Crossville, TN
County: Cumberland
Coordinates: N 35° 55.214    W 085° 07.062
  35.92023333    -85.1177
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2BE0
 



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Camp Crossville
1942 - 1945


Opened in November 1942, one of the first prisoner of war camps during World War II, Camp Crossville house over 1,500 German and Italian prisoners of war. Designated for officers, the camp hel