Ninety Six in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
M-60 A3 Main Battle Tank
Main Gun 105 MM
This tank was acquired from the SC ARNG
with the help of Sgt. Charles A. Price.
This marker was dedicated by
VFW Post #8131
Star Fort Post 103
Ninety Six American Legion
This model tank was used in Desert Storm
Erected by VFW Post #8131, Star Fort Post 103, and Ninety Six American Legion.
Location. 34° 10.383′ N, 82° 1.242′ W. Marker is in Ninety Six, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is on Saluda Street (State Highway 246) south of Cross Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ninety Six SC 29666, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memoriam (here, next to this marker); Old Ninety Six (approx. 0.2 miles away); Preston Brooks Dinner (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Ninety Six Colored School (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Patriots Lay Siege to the Star Fort (approx. 1.8 miles away); Patriot Soldier (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Patriot Force Arrives The Patriots Lay Siege to the Star Fort (approx. 1.8 miles away); Trader with Pack Horse (approx. 1.8 miles away); Environmental Change From Forest to Park (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ninety Six.
Also see . . .
1. M60 Patton. The M60 Series is a second-generation main battle tank (MBT) introduced in December 1960. (Submitted on August 28, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Main Battle Tank. A Main battle tank (MBT) is a subset of tank that fills the heavy direct-fire role of many modern armies. (Submitted on August 28, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Gulf War. The Persian Gulf War (August 2, 1990 – February 28, 1991), commonly referred to as simply the Gulf War, was a war waged by a U.N.-authorized coalition force from thirty-four nations led by the United States and United Kingdom, against Iraq. (Submitted on August 28, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Categories. • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 882 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.