Post Exchange

Post Exchange (HM10UW)

Location: Highlands, NJ 07732 Monmouth County
Buy New Jersey State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 40° 27.704', W 74° 0.194'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
This building was Fort Hancock's original gymnasium and in 1941 became the Post Exchange or PX. Soldiers could buy personal items here or go bowling at the four-lane alley located in the basement. The cost for a game in 1942 was 15 cents.

Fort Hancock was in operation from 1895 to 1974.
HM NumberHM10UW
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Fort Hancock Walking Tour series
Marker Number8
Placed ByGateway National Recreation Area
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 11:30pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584508 N 4479484
Decimal Degrees40.46173333, -74.00323333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.704', W 74° 0.194'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 42.24" N, 74° 0' 11.64" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)732
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-521 Kearney Rd, Highlands NJ 07732, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Sergeants' Row
0.01 miles
Lock'em Up!
0.02 miles
Young Men's Christian Association
0.04 miles
Athletic Field
0.04 miles
Post Headquarters
0.05 miles
Handball Court
0.05 miles
Fill'er Up!
0.06 miles
Sandy Hook Light
0.06 miles
Fire House Number 2
0.06 miles
Keeping the Light
0.07 miles
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. What year was the marker erected?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?