Young Men's Christian Association

Young Men's Christian Association (HM10UA)

Location: Highlands, NJ 07732 Monmouth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 27.671', W 74° 0.211'

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YMCAs on military posts were places for rest and recreation and were built by private contributions. The Fort Hancock Y offered refreshments, game rooms, and a reading room. Visiting families could stay in rooms on the top floor. The one-story wing on the right side in photograph was an earlier wooden gymnasium torn down in 1941 when the new gym was built.

Fort Hancock was in operation from 1895 to 1974.
HM NumberHM10UA
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Fort Hancock Walking Tour series
Marker Number5
Placed ByGateway National Recreation Area
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 8:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584485 N 4479422
Decimal Degrees40.46118333, -74.00351667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.671', W 74° 0.211'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 40.26" N, 74° 0' 12.66" W
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Area Code(s)732
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3046-3098 Kearney Rd, Highlands NJ 07732, US
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