West Riding Hall / Polk Hall

West Riding Hall / Polk Hall (HMTS2)

Location: Fort Riley, KS 66442 Geary County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 3.739', W 96° 47.29'

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(Left of Stairs)

West Riding Hall
Constructed 1908

Used as an indoor training arena by mounted troops, the Cavalry School, and the U.S. Olympic equestrian team and for horse shows and polo games until 1952

(Right of stairs)

Polk Hall
in memory of
James Hilliard Polk
United States Army
Duty - Honor - Country

(Other co-located memorial markers)
(Left Side)

Henry R. Adair
1st Lieut. 10th Cav. U.S.A.
Killed in Battle
at Carrizal, Mexico
June 21st 1916

James H. Dickey
Capt. U.S. Cav., Lt. Col. U.S. Inf.
Mortally wounded in battle
Sept. 26, 1918 during the
Meuse-Argonne Offensive
Died Sept. 27, 1918

(Right Side)
Emory J. Pike
Captain U.S. Cavalry
(Lt. Col. Inf. National Army)
Mortally wounded in battle
Sept. 15, 1918, during the
St. Mihiel Offensive
Died Sept. 16, 1918

James A. Shannon
Capt. U.S. Cav. Col. N.A.
Killed at
Chatel Cheherry, France,
Oct. 8, 1918,
while leading his
Regiment in battle.

In memory of
Scott M. Sanford
First Lieutenant of Cavalry
Died October 2, 1939
The result of an accident in the Olympic try-outs
HM NumberHMTS2
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 7:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 691368 N 4326020
Decimal Degrees39.06231667, -96.78816667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 3.739', W 96° 47.29'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 3' 44.34" N, 96° 47' 17.40" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 278-298 Custer Ave, Fort Riley KS 66442, US
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