Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Pioneer Armored Maneuvers

Marker ID: THC 2E 46
Location: Murfreesboro Highway (U.S. 41), Mancheste,r TN
County: Coffee
Coordinates: N 35° 28.734    W 086° 5.06
  35.4789    -86.08433333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM6F7P


Maneuvering in this vicinity, June, 1941, the 2nd Armored Division, USA, commanded by Mag. Gen. George Smith Patton, Jr., gave the first demonstration in America of the mobility and decisive power of armor in large-scale combat operations. Maneuver headqu