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Sierra Vista in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Buffalo Soldier Legacy Plaza

 
 
Buffalo Soldier Legacy Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
1. Buffalo Soldier Legacy Plaza Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated 23 April 2009

Honoring the stamina, courage, and
tenacity of soldiers assigned to the

9th Cavalry Regiment • 10th Cavalry Regiment • 24th Infantry Regiment • 25th Infantry Regiment • 92nd Infantry Division • 93rd Infantry Division • 372nd Infantry Regiment (NG)

Who Served with Distinction
at Fort Huachuca
1892 – 1946

 
Erected 2009.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: African Americans. In addition, it is included in the Buffalo Soldiers series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 23, 2009.
 
Location. 31° 33.291′ N, 110° 21.64′ W. Marker is in Sierra Vista, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is at the intersection of Smith Avenue and Winrow Street, on the left when traveling west on Smith Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Huachuca AZ 85613, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Apache Scout Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Huachuca (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ice Hall
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(approx. one mile away); Counter Intelligence Corp Memorial (approx. one mile away); Alvarado Hall (approx. one mile away); RC – 12G Crazyhorse (approx. 1.3 miles away); U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D) (approx. 1.3 miles away); Carmichael House/Sierra Vista Realty (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sierra Vista.
 
Also see . . .  The History of the Buffalo Soldiers. Allow 6 minutes for this YouTube video giving a history of the Buffalo Soldier (Submitted on March 7, 2010.) 
 
Additional keywords. Buffalo Soldiers
 
Buffalo Soldier Legacy Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
2. Buffalo Soldier Legacy Plaza Marker
Buffalo Soldier Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner
3. Buffalo Soldier Statue
Artist: Rose Murray
Plaque Mounted on Rock Behind Sculpture image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
4. Plaque Mounted on Rock Behind Sculpture
Fort Huachuca honors the buffalo soldier, a symbol of the proud tradition of the black fighting man and remembers the prominent role he has played in the post's history.
3 March 1977
Artist: Rose Murray
The Buffalo Soldier image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
5. The Buffalo Soldier
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,363 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 5, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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