U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon

U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon (HMEIR)

Location: Hightstown, NJ 08520 Mercer County
Buy New Jersey State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 40° 14.882', W 74° 34.1'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 658 views
Inscription
This plaque is to honor New Jersey's paratroopers and to commemorate the U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon which trained here during the summer of 1940. This training was the beginning of the elite military paratrooper units, including the 82nd Airborne Division, who have served our country proudly in war and in peace.
Details
HM NumberHMEIR
Tags
Placed ByState of New Jersey
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 2:50pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 536713 N 4455376
Decimal Degrees40.24803333, -74.56833333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 14.882', W 74° 34.1'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 14' 52.92" N, 74° 34' 6.00" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12 US-130, Hightstown NJ 08520, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. This marker needs at least one picture.
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?