Fort Jackson, Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
8th Infantry Division
Erected 1986 by All units who served with the 8th Infantry Division in World War II. (Marker Number 40-98.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
Location. 34° 1.186′ N, 80° 56.298′ W. Marker is in Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Jackson Blvd. near Johnson Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 106th Inf Division (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 87th Inf Division (approx. 0.4 miles away); 102nd Cavalry (approx. half a mile away); 77th Inf Division Bridge at Remagen Stone (approx. 0.7 miles away); 31st Inf Division (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Jackson Elementary School / Hood Street Elementary School (approx. 0.7 miles away); 30th Inf Division (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Jackson, Columbia.
Also see . . . The 8th Infantry Division,"Pathfinder". During World War II, the 8th Infantry Division was sent to Europe to fight against the Axis. (Submitted on September 7, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 4. submitted on September 7, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.