1918 Diamond Jubilee 1933 Camp Benning/Fort Benning (Side 2) historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
1918 Diamond Jubilee 1933 Camp Benning/Fort Benning (Side 2) historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1993
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Muscogee County
Military bases--Georgia
Location:
United States, Georgia, Muscogee County, Columbus, 32.46098, -84.98771
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Macon and Dixon Roads, Columbus (at site of Hilton)
Text of marker: "1918 DIAMOND JUBILEE 1933 CAMP BENNING/FORT BENNING. Fort Benning's mission has always been to train infantrymen for their task of defending the nation. Fort Benning, now located south of Columbus on some 200,000 acres, is the free world's largest infantry training facility. Fort Benning has trained infantrymen who have fought with pride in all the nation's military involvements for more than half a century. During World War II, the Cold War, the wars in Korea, Vietnam, and Panama, as well as Desert Storm, infantrymen have fought and died to keep this nation free. This marker honors the infantrymen who have, for the past 75 years, trained at the Home of the Infantry. ERECTED BY THE HISTORIC CHATTAHOOCHEE COMMISSION AND THE CARL PATRICK FOUNDATION 1993"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_1918-diamond-jubilee-1933-camp-benning-fort-benning-side-2
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_1918-diamond-jubilee-1933-camp-benning-fort-benning-side-2
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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