Post Chapel

Post Chapel (HM10VP)

Location: Highlands, NJ 07732 Monmouth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 27.88', W 74° 0.338'

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Weddings, christenings, funerals, and services of all faiths took place here in Fort Hancock's chapel. It is one of the few surviving buildings from the pre-World War II mobilization period of 1940-41.

First Sergeant Lawrence Markle, 7th Coast Artillery Regiment, and Private 1st Class Margaret Bechill, Fort Hancock's Women's Army Corps detachment, were married here on October 8, 1943.

Fort Hancock was in operation from 1895 to 1974.
HM NumberHM10VP
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Fort Hancock Walking Tour series
Marker Number24
Placed ByGateway National Recreation Area
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 10:39pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] ADVENTUREGIRLSNJ  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584301 N 4479807
Decimal Degrees40.46466667, -74.00563333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.88', W 74° 0.338'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 52.80" N, 74° 0' 20.28" W
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Area Code(s)732
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18 Hartshorne Dr, Highlands NJ 07732, US
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