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

Fort Polk

 
 
Fort Polk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
1. Fort Polk Marker
Inscription. In honor of those who served 1940-1990 in appreciation to Fort Polk for its outstanding contribution and service to the defense of our nation
 
Erected 1990 by Leesville-Vernon Chamber of Commerce.
 
Location. 31° 2.909′ N, 93° 12.764′ 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 at 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. 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) (within shouting distance of this marker); Global War on Terrorism Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Polk Heritage Families (within shouting distance of this marker); Peason Ridge Heritage Families (within shouting distance of this marker); Seventh Armored Division (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Polk.
 
Categories. Military
 
Fort Polk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
2. Fort Polk Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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