Fort Benning in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1938 by 15th Infantry Regiment.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1807.
Location. 32° 21.773′ N, 84° 57.485′ W. Marker is in Fort Benning, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is on Morrison Avenue, 0.3 miles west of Lumpkin Road. The marker and China Gate are in the open area adjacent to the parking lot on the east side of the Officers Club and across the street from Building 35, New Soldier Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7010 Morrison Ave, Fort Benning GA 31905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lafayette Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Benning / Fort Benning Military Reservation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gowdy Field (approx. 0.3 miles away); Post Headquarters -- JAG (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Riverside" Dwight David Eisenhower (approx. 0.4 miles away); "The Buffaloes" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Benning - Station Hospital / National Infantry Museum (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Benning.
More about this marker. The Marker was created when the China Gate was presented to the Infantry School at Fort Benning.
Regarding China Gate. The China Gate reads -- A Remembrance of the Golden Deeds done by Officers and men of the United States Army Forces in China During the Civil Strife, 1924 for by a poem in Chinese and English.
Also see . . . China Gate Description and History. (Submitted on May 29, 2015, by Michael J. Horn of Atlanta, Georgia.)
Additional keywords. Tientsen, Tianjin
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2015, by Michael J. Horn of Atlanta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 533 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2015, by Michael J. Horn of Atlanta, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.