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.
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HM NumberHM10UH
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Fort Hancock Walking Tour series
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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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