— Gateway Nat'l Rec Area —Crumbling over time, these concrete platforms mark where large guns once guarded New York Harbor. In the late 1800s, a Glacis Mortar Battery - once located just beyond these ruins - could lob projectiles onto enemy ships entering the Narrows below, although no vessels ever dared.
|Placed By||National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 11:54pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 579890 N 4495253|
|Decimal Degrees||40.60423333, -74.05570000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 36.254', W 74° 3.342'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 36' 15.24" N, 74° 3' 20.52" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 125 Tompkins St, Virginia City NY 10305, US|
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