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Jacksonville in Onslow County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Camp Lejeune

 
 
Camp Lejeune Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 20, 2009
1. Camp Lejeune Marker
Inscription. Established 1 May 1941 by the U. S. Marine Corps for amphibious training. Named for Lt. Gen. John A. Lejeune, USMC, 13th Commandant, 1920 - 1929.
 
Erected 1993 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number C-71.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 34° 43.732′ N, 77° 20.75′ W. Marker was in Jacksonville, North Carolina, in Onslow County. Marker was on Lejeune Boulevard (State Highway 24) near the Main Gate for Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Midway Park NC 28544, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Onslow County 9/11 Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Beirut Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Montford Point (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Montford Point (approx. 4.2 miles away); Edward B. Dudley (approx. 4.3 miles away); Operation Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Onslow Raid (approx. 5.6 miles away); New River Aviation Memorial (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Additional comments.
Camp Lejeune Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
2. Camp Lejeune Marker
1. Marker has gone missing.

Although when the marker went missing is unknown, it was reported missing by a state Department of Transportation worker in December 2017.
News article about missing marker.
    — Submitted February 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

 
Categories. 20th CenturyMilitaryNotable Places
 
II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters aboard Camp Lejeune image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
3. II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters aboard Camp Lejeune
 
 
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