Chemical Laboratory

Chemical Laboratory (HM10WG)

Location: Highlands, NJ 07732 Monmouth County
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N 40° 28.086', W 74° 0.38'

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Cannon and artillery projectiles were not the only weapons tested at the Sandy Hook Proving Ground. Rifles, machine guns, and new types of gun powder and explosive fuses were tested there. At the chemistry lab, explosive and propellant compounds were developed. In 1935, the building became the Fort Hancock School.

Sandy Hook Proving Ground operated from 1874 to 1919. Fort Hancock was in operation from 1895 to 1974.
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HM NumberHM10WG
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Fort Hancock Walking Tour series
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Marker Number18
Placed ByGateway National Recreation Area
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 9:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584237 N 4480187
Decimal Degrees40.46810000, -74.00633333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 28.086', W 74° 0.38'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 28' 5.16" N, 74° 0' 22.80" W
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Area Code(s)732
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2148 Hartshorne Dr, Highlands NJ 07732, US
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