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Fort Polk in Vernon Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Camp Polk Heritage Families

 
 
Camp Polk Heritage Families Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
1. Camp Polk Heritage Families Marker
Inscription. We will not forget our heritage families for they are unsung heroes who surrendered their homes and way of life for the sake of this nation.
 
Location. 31° 2.878′ N, 93° 12.786′ W. Marker is in Fort Polk, Louisiana, in Vernon Parish. Marker can be reached from Louisiana Avenue east of Colorado Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located in the Fort Polk Warrior Park. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Polk LA 71459, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peason Ridge Heritage Families (here, next to this marker); Second Brigade Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) (a few steps from this marker); Fort Polk (within shouting distance of this marker); Global War on Terrorism Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Seventh Armored Division (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Polk.
 
Additional comments.
1. Family names
Each face of the obelisk contains names of the
Camp Polk Heritage Families Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
2. Camp Polk Heritage Families Marker
various area families whose land was used to form Camp Polk. The area surrounding the obelisks are 'maps' of the area and contain small crosses indicating the various family cemeteries on Fort Polk.
    — Submitted November 24, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.

 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
Camp Polk Heritage Families Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
3. Camp Polk Heritage Families Marker
Camp Polk Heritage Families Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
4. Camp Polk Heritage Families Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 574 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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