Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
40 & 8 Boxcar
Erected by Questers of Pennsylvania.
Marker series. This marker is included in The Merci Train Boxcars marker series.
Location. 40° 25.922′ N, 76° 34.206′ W. Marker is in Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, in Lebanon County. Marker is at the intersection of Fisher Avenue and Clement Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Fisher Avenue. Click for map. Located in the triangle formed at the intersection of the streets on Fort Indiantown Gap National Guard Training Facility. Marker is in this post office area: Annville PA 17003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fallen Warrior Memorial - 2nd BCT (within shouting distance of this marker); EC-130E "Commando Solo" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); EC-130E Commando Solo I (about 400 feet away); Nike "Ajax" Missile (about 400 feet away); Nike "Hercules" Missile (about 400 feet away); F-102 Jet Fighter (about 500 feet away); UH-1 Iroquois (approx. 0.2 miles away); AH-1F Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Indiantown Gap.
Also see . . . History of the Merci Boxcars. A history of the boxcars of the Merci Train. This particular site discusses the car given to Alabama. (Submitted on October 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,617 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.