National Historic Landmark
— 1972 —Restored byUS Army White Sands Missile RangeUS Department of EnergyNational Park Service1984In the front room of this humble ranch house the world's first nuclear device was assembled on 13 July 1945. The device was then taken to Trinity Site, two miles from here, where it was placed into a test bomb and detonated at dawn on 16 July 1945. This historic event signaled the dawn of a new age and was forever to change the human experience. While nuclear technology was born of war, it today serves mankind in countless humanitarian forms.
|Placed By||US Army White Sands Missile Range|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 2:37pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13S E 364595 N 3724370|
|Decimal Degrees||33.65058333, -106.46023333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 39.035', W 106° 27.614'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 39' 2.10" N, 106° 27' 36.84" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1000-1020 Wsmr S Rte 341, Rome NM 30161, US|
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