Fort Riley in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
9th Armored Division
Activated at Fort Riley July 15, 1942
—Inactivated October 15, 1945 —
Campaigns: Ardennes • Rhineland • Central Europe
Location. 39° 3.806′ N, 96° 46.946′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Arnold Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located near the parade ground and Fort Riley museum. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Riley KS 66442, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion (here, next to this marker); 16th Infantry Regiment — 1st Infantry Division (a few steps from this marker); Global War on Terrorism Monument (a few steps from this marker); M4A3 Sherman Medium Tank (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Memory of the Gallant Dead 26th Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage (within shouting distance of this marker); M5 Stuart Light Tank (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Civil War Horses and Mules (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Riley.
Also see . . . The Bridge at Remagan - About.com (Submitted on July 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Notable Events • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.