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Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Visiting Officer’s Quarters (Billeting)

 
 
Visiting Officer’s Quarters (Billeting) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Keller, April 25, 2012
1. Visiting Officer’s Quarters (Billeting) Marker
Inscription.  Single and unaccompanied married officers arriving for duty were provided billeting in the Visiting Officers Quarters/Bachelor Officers Quarters in building 126.

Two buildings were set aside for this purpose. The larger building could accommodate approximately 30 officers, and the smaller one about 15.

The buildings, which were demolished, were located in this area on property now owned by Horry-Georgetown Technical College.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 33° 39.712′ N, 78° 56.781′ W. Marker is in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is at the intersection of Myers Avenue and Emmens Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Myers Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. NCO Open Mess (here, next to this marker); Officers Open Mess (here, next to this marker); Major General Gilbert L. Meyers (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Holocaust (approx. 0.3 miles
Visiting Officer’s Quarters (Billeting) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Keller, January 29, 2018
2. Visiting Officer’s Quarters (Billeting) Marker
away); Lt William J Hook (approx. 0.3 miles away); Crabtree Gymnasium (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonel Francis S. Gabreski (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonel Robert G. Emmens (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 29, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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