Picatinny Arsenal

Picatinny Arsenal (HMYKL)

Location: Wharton, NJ 07885 Morris County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 54.95', W 74° 34.874'

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Established in 1880 as War Department's first official powder depot. Site of 18th century Mt. Hope Ironworks. Major explosion devastated base 1926. Since 1977 major armament research and development center.
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Morris County Heritage Commission series
Placed ByMorris County Heritage Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 5:21am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 535263 N 4529498
Decimal Degrees40.91583333, -74.58123333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 54.95', W 74° 34.874'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 54' 57.00" N, 74° 34' 52.44" W
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Area Code(s)201, 973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 84 W Union Turnpike, Wharton NJ 07885, US
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