Polk House

Polk House (HM1RXT)

Location: El Paso, TX 79906 El Paso County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 48.349', W 106° 26.245'

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These quarters are dedicated to GEN James Hilliard Polk (1911-1992). As newlyweds, LT and Mrs. Polk lived here in the late 1930s, when he served with the 8th Cavalry Regiment. During World War II, he commanded 3rd Cavalry Group as it spearheaded advances into central Europe. He also served in the Korean War, as Assistant Chief of Staff of X Corps, taking part in 3 campaigns. GEN Polk was Commander in Chief of both U.S. Army Europe and 7th Army from 1967 until his retirement in 1971.
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HM NumberHM1RXT
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 363936 N 3519811
Decimal Degrees31.80581667, -106.43741667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 48.349', W 106° 26.245'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 48' 20.94" N, 106° 26' 14.7" W
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Area Code(s)915
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 220 Sheridan Rd, El Paso TX 79906, US
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