Fort Benning Historical

Fort Benning Historical (HM1WYF)

Location: Columbus, GA 31901 Muscogee County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 27.447', W 84° 59.719'

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Camp Benning began on Macon Road in
1918 as a temporary World War I
encampment. The present fort was
created in 1922 and was named in
honor of Columbus lawyer, legislator,
jurist, and Confederate Major General
Henry L. Benning. The fort has grown
to nearly 200,000 acres and is the
world's largest infantry training
center. The history of the fort and
the infantry branch is chronicled
on the post at the National
Infantry Museum.
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HM NumberHM1WYF
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Year Placed1983
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 688423 N 3592911
Decimal Degrees32.45745000, -84.99531667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.447', W 84° 59.719'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 26.82" N, 84° 59' 43.14" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Chattahoochee Riverwalk (Columbus), Columbus GA 31901, US
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