Shanks Village

Shanks Village (HM1KXV)

Location: Orangeburg, NY 10962 Rockland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 2.766', W 73° 57.31'

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1946 - 1956

On this site many of
the Camp Shanks barracks
were converted into
housing for World War II
veterans and their families.
Providing living quarters
for about 4,000 people,
it became the largest
veterans' student housing
complex in the nation.
The community became
a self-contained unit
with its own elected
government and
its own newspaper.
Placed ByThe Historical Society of Rockland County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, June 6th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 587811 N 4544400
Decimal Degrees41.04610000, -73.95516667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 2.766', W 73° 57.31'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 2' 45.96" N, 73° 57' 18.6" W
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Area Code(s)845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Co Rd 20, Orangeburg NY 10962, US
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