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Fort Bragg in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Bragg

 
 
Fort Bragg Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2010
1. Fort Bragg Marker
Inscription.  Established 1918 as U.S. field artillery training center. Named for N.C. native Braxton Bragg, Lt. Col., USA; Gen., CSA.
 
Erected by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number I-17.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US CivilWar, World I. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
 
Location. 35° 9.172′ N, 78° 58.177′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Bragg Boulevard (State Highway 24/87) and Randolph Street, on the right when traveling south on Bragg Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bragg NC 28310, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ft. Bragg School Integration (here, next to this marker); Braxton Bragg (a few steps from this marker); Bastogne Gables (approx. 1.1 miles away); Iron Mike (approx. 1.3
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miles away); DC-3/C-47 "Skytrain" (approx. 2.1 miles away); Airlifter's Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Pope Airmen Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); C-119 "Packet" (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bragg.
 
Fort Bragg Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2010
2. Fort Bragg Marker
Looking south along Bragg Boulevard.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,467 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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