Fort Riley in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
9th Armored Division
Activated at Fort Riley July 15, 1942
— Inactivated October 15, 1945 —
Campaigns: Ardennes • Rhineland • Central Europe
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • War, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is March 2005.
Location. 39° 3.806′ N, 96° 46.946′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Arnold Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Located near the parade ground and Fort Riley museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Riley KS 66442, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion (here, next to this marker); 16th Infantry Regiment — 1st Infantry Division (a few steps from this marker); Global War on Terrorism Monument (a few steps from this marker); M4A3 Sherman Medium Tank (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Memory of the Gallant Dead 26th Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); M16 Multiple Gun Motor CarriageM5 Stuart Light Tank (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Civil War Horses and Mules (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Riley.
Also see . . . The Bridge at Remagan - About.com. (Submitted on July 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 613 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.