Post Headquarters

Post Headquarters (HM10V8)

Location: Highlands, NJ 07732 Monmouth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 27.689', W 74° 0.25'

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Here the commanding officer and his staff ran the day-to-day operations of Fort Hancock. A post of this size was usually commanded by a colonel.

During World War II, Fort Hancock was headquarters for all New York Harbor Defenses under the command of Brigadier General Philip S. Gage, Sr.

Fort Hancock was in operation from 1895 to 1974.
HM NumberHM10V8
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Fort Hancock Walking Tour series
Marker Number32
Placed ByGateway National Recreation Area
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 12:13pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584429 N 4479455
Decimal Degrees40.46148333, -74.00416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.689', W 74° 0.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 41.34" N, 74° 0' 15.00" W
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Area Code(s)732
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 209 Hudson Rd, Highlands NJ 07732, US
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