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Weekly 150: Alvin C. York

A Man of Faith and Valor

By Jason Martin
Posted 11/14/23

In the heart of the Cumberland Plateau in Pall Mall, Tennessee, on December 13, 1887, Alvin Cullum York was born. Raised in a modest log cabin, Alvin grew up in a large family where he was one of eleven children. Like most in the area, the Yorks faced the harsh realities of poverty and a hardscrabble existence.

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