A Late Addition to Officers Row

A Late Addition to Officers Row (HM10VZ)

Location: Highlands, NJ 07732 Monmouth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 27.762', W 74° 0.319'

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When Officers Row was built, this site was left vacant to allow space for the West Beacon Range Light. Ships traveling across Raritan Bay would line up the lighthouse and beacon lights to mark their way. After the West Beacon was demolished in the 1930s, this home was built to fill the empty space.

Fort Hancock was in operation from 1895 to 1974.
HM NumberHM10VZ
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Fort Hancock Walking Tour series
Marker Number29
Placed ByGateway National Recreation Area
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 6:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584330 N 4479589
Decimal Degrees40.46270000, -74.00531667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.762', W 74° 0.319'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 45.72" N, 74° 0' 19.14" 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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