Mule Barn

Mule Barn (HM10VN)

Location: Highlands, NJ 07732 Monmouth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 27.905', W 74° 0.317'

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In the days before automobiles, armies moved by horse and mule power. Fort Hancock stabled its army mules in this building. The teamsters, or mule skinners who drove the mule teams, lived in the house next door. In later years, the barn was converted to a barracks and after that, a service club.

Fort Hancock was in operation from 1895 to 1974.
HM NumberHM10VN
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Fort Hancock Walking Tour series
Marker Number14
Placed ByGateway National Recreation Area
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 7:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584330 N 4479854
Decimal Degrees40.46508333, -74.00528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.905', W 74° 0.317'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 54.30" N, 74° 0' 19.02" W
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Area Code(s)732
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-598 Kearney Rd, Highlands NJ 07732, US
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