This Is Why It's Called Sandy Hook!

This Is Why It's Called Sandy Hook! (HM10UH)

Location: Highlands, NJ 07732 Monmouth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 27.566', W 74° 0.169'

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Fort Hancock was built on sand. To stabilize the ground, topsoil was imported in the early 1900s. A layer of earth several inches deep was added to the parade ground and to other areas around the post.

Fort Hancock was in operation from 1895 to 1974.
HM NumberHM10UH
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Fort Hancock Walking Tour series
Marker Number37
Placed ByGateway National Recreation Area
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 4:13pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584546 N 4479229
Decimal Degrees40.45943333, -74.00281667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.566', W 74° 0.169'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 33.96" N, 74° 0' 10.14" W
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Area Code(s)732
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1400 Magruder Rd, Highlands NJ 07732, US
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