United States Army Tank Corps

United States Army Tank Corps (HMBF7)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.892', W 77° 14.253'

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This spot marks the site of Camp Colt, the birthplace of the Tank Corps of the United States Army in the spring of 1918. Behind this marker stands a tree planted in soil from each of the 48 States and dedicated in honor of
The commanding Officer
Captain Dwight D. Eisenhower
who on January 2, 1953 was inaugurated the 34th President of the United States of America.

This living testiment is a tribute of the affection and high esteem of his 1918 Tank Corps comrades.

Dedicated August 23, 1954

World Wars Tank Corps Association
HM NumberHMBF7
Year Placed1954
Placed ByWorld Wars Tank Corps Association
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 11:00am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308479 N 4409604
Decimal Degrees39.81486667, -77.23755000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.892', W 77° 14.253'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 53.52" N, 77° 14' 15.18" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800-874 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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