Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The boulders were acquired with the assistance of the landowner, the US Army and the city of Fayetteville from the storied Currahee Mountain in Toccoa, Georgia. Today “Currahee” is the motto of the 506th PIR.
“Currahee” is a Native American word that means “Stand Alone”. Paratroopers “Stand Alone” as they drop behind enemy lines
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
Location. 35° 3.392′ N, 78° 53.13′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Memorial can be reached from Bragg Boulevard south of Walter Street, on the left when traveling south. The marker is on the grounds of the Airborne & Special Operations Museum. Touch for map. Marker is Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward J. Hale House (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scotch Spring (approx. 0.2 miles away); Highsmith-Rainey Memorial Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sherman's Army (approx. ¼ mile away); Settlement of the Upper Cape Fear (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. Arsenal (approx. 0.4 miles away); Plummer Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Arsenal (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
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