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Near Aberdeen in Hoke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Camp Mackall

 
 
Camp Mackall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, September 4, 2015
1. Camp Mackall Marker
Inscription. Primary training site for U.S. Army airborne troops in World War II. Established 1943; named for Private John Thomas Mackall. Two miles W.
 
Erected 1996 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number I 34.)
 
Location. 35° 2.945′ N, 79° 26.091′ W. Marker is near Aberdeen, North Carolina, in Hoke County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 15 and Ashemont Road (County Route 1225), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 15. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15598 US-15, Aberdeen NC 28315, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. State Sanatorium (approx. 5.1 miles away); 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion (Separate) (approx. 7.2 miles away); Sherman's March (approx. 11.1 miles away); Wagram (approx. 11.7 miles away); Spring Hill Baptist Church (approx. 11.7 miles away); Temperance Hall (approx. 11.9 miles away); Gerald Johnson (approx. 12 miles away); John Charles McNeill (approx. 12 miles away).
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Camp Mackall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, September 4, 2015
2. Camp Mackall Marker
Taken looking north on U.S. Routes 15/501
Camp Mackall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, September 4, 2015
3. Camp Mackall Marker
Taken looking at intersection U.S. Routes 15/501 and Ashemont Road in background.
Camp Mackall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, September 4, 2015
4. Camp Mackall Marker
Marker behind sign pointing to the camp.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2015, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 14, 2015, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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