Camp Shanks

Camp Shanks (HM1KXT)

Location: Tappan, NY 10983 Rockland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 2.227', W 73° 57.355'

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1942 - 1946

Site of one of the largest
U.S. Army staging areas
and embarkation points in
the United States during
World War II. More than
1.3 million men and women
passed through the camp
enroute to Europe. The
camp was 2 1/2 miles long
by one mile wide and
covered 2,020 acres.
Accessible to the Piermont
and New York piers,
Shanks had a total bunk
capacity for 46,875 troops.
Placed ByThe Historical Society of Rockland County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, June 5th, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 587760 N 4543402
Decimal Degrees41.03711667, -73.95591667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 2.227', W 73° 57.355'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 2' 13.62" N, 73° 57' 21.3" W
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Area Code(s)201, 845, 212
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 140-198 Independence Ave, Tappan NY 10983, US
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