Near Carrabelle in Franklin County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
World War II D-Day Training Site
Erected 2001 by Camp Gordon Johnston Association and the Florida Department of State
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is June 6, 1781.
Location. 29° 49.763′ N, 84° 41.538′ W. Marker is near Carrabelle, Florida, in Franklin County. Marker is on U.S. 319, on the right when traveling east. Located just west of the rest area, just a few miles west of Carrabelle. Very close to the lighthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carrabelle FL 32322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Gordon Johnston Training Area (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crooked River Lighthouse History (approx. half a mile away); The Legend of Tate's Hell (approx. 2.2 miles away); Marvin N. Justiss Building (approx. 2.2 miles away); World's Smallest Police Station (approx. 2.2 miles away); Carabelle Town Center (approx. 2.2 miles away); Camp Gordon Johnston (approx. 6.6 miles away); William Augustus Bowles (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carrabelle.
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