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Near Toomsuba in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

31st Infantry Division Memorial Highway

“Dixie Division”

 

I-20 from Alabama State Line to Miss River

 
31st Infantry Division Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
1. 31st Infantry Division Memorial Highway Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated in memory of those who served in the Dixie Division
from July 18, 1917 to February 15, 1968. May those who served
during World War I, World War II, and the Korean War
Rest in Peace

 
Location. 32° 24.656′ N, 88° 32.084′ W. Marker is near Toomsuba, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 20 at milepost 164, 1.7 miles west of Will Garrett Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at the westbound I-20 Mississippi Welcome Center. Marker is in this post office area: Toomsuba MS 39364, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jimmie Rodgers (approx. 7.9 miles away); Peavey Electronics (approx. 9.6 miles away); Jimmie Rodgers & The Blues (approx. 9.9 miles away); Gillespie V. "Sonny" Montgomery (approx. 9.9 miles away); Sherman's "Bow Tie" (approx. 9.9 miles away); Depot Historic District (approx. 9.9 miles away); Railroads and the War (approx. 9.9 miles away); Meridian (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the 31st Infantry Division. (Submitted on May 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
31st Infantry Division Memorial Highway Marker next to Welcome Center. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
2. 31st Infantry Division Memorial Highway Marker next to Welcome Center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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