Camp Zachary Taylor - Birthplace of the 84th Division
World War 1 Training Camp for the 84th division 1917-1920
Field Artillery Central Officers Training School (F.A.C.O.T.S.) 1918-1920
HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS COMPANY
1st BRIGADE, 25th INFANTRY DIVISION 1917-1919
U.S Army Chaplin School 1918-1919
1,787 Buildings - Housing 45.424 Personal
Constructed in 1917 in Louisville, Kentucky in 90 Days
Where over 150,000 men were trained during the "World War"
This construction project was conceived, drawn and built (and substantially complete) in 69 calendar days. It was turned over to the Construction Quartermaster 80 days after the first board was cut. The Main Camp covered nearly 4000 acres and contained 1787 buildings. The artillery range was an additional 16,000 acres. The initial cost was $7, 041,400.00. However, the army continued construction during the three years of occupation. On January 1, 1919, the total expenditures for construction topped out at over $8,800,000.00 .
Camp Zachary Taylor consisted of four reservation, (1) The Main Camp, (2) the Maneuver Field, (3) the Rifle Range and (4) the Remount Station.
Reservation 1- The Main Camp
Reservation 2 - The Maneuver Field
Reservation 3 - The Remount Station
Reservation 4 - The Rifle Range