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Fort Jackson, Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

106th Inf Division

 
 
106th Inf Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 6, 2012
1. 106th Inf Division Marker
Inscription. Near this site on 15 March 1943 the 106th Infantry Division was officially activated and became known as the "Golden Lion Division." Although badly mauled in the "Battle of the Bulge," the division stubbornly continued to fight on. The 106th saw action in the Ardennes, the Rhineland, and Central Europe.
 
Erected 1974 by 106th Infantry Division Association. (Marker Number 40-57.)
 
Location. 34° 1.263′ N, 80° 56.289′ W. Marker is in Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Jackson Blvd. near Kelly Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 8th Infantry Division ( about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 87th Inf Division ( approx. 0.3 miles away); 102nd Cavalry ( approx. 0.4 miles away); 77th Inf Division ( approx. half a mile away); Bridge at Remagen Stone ( approx. mile away); 31st Inf Division ( approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort Jackson Elementary School / Hood Street Elementary School ( approx. 0.8 miles away); 30th Inf Division ( approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Jackson, Columbia.
 
Also see . . .
106th Inf Division Marker, looking north along Jackson Blvd. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 6, 2012
2. 106th Inf Division Marker, looking north along Jackson Blvd.
 The 106th Infantry Division History. (Submitted on September 6, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Military
 
106th Inf Division Marker, southbound on Jackson Blvd. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 6, 2012
3. 106th Inf Division Marker, southbound on Jackson Blvd.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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