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 and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
Location. 34° 1.186′ N, 80° 56.298′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Jackson Boulevard near Johnson Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4482 Jackson Blvd, 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 102nd Cavalry (approx. half a mile away); 77th Inf Division (approx. 0.6 miles away); 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. Ύ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in 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 December 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 562 times since then and 7 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.