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Fort Bragg in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Bragg

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2010
1. Fort Bragg Marker
Inscription. Established 1918 as U.S. field artillery training center. Named for N.C. native Braxton Bragg, Lt. Col., USA; Gen., CSA.
 
Erected by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number I-17.)
 
Location. 35° 9.172′ N, 78° 58.177′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Bragg Boulevard (State Highway 24/87) and Randolph Street, on the right when traveling south on Bragg Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bragg NC 28310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Braxton Bragg (a few steps from this marker); Bastogne Gables (approx. 1.1 miles away); Iron Mike (approx. 1.3 miles away); DC-3/C-47 "Skytrain" (approx. 2.1 miles away); Airlifter's Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Pope Airmen Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); C-119 "Packet" (approx. 2.1 miles away); Pope Air Force Base Air Park (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bragg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Bragg Official Site. (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Fort Bragg
Fort Bragg Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2010
2. Fort Bragg Marker
Looking south along Bragg Boulevard.
. (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Braxton Bragg. (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,038 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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