Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In June 1975 the following commands were at Fort Hamilton or its subordinate installations.
Armed Forces Examination Sta. 353d Civil Affairs Area (Army Reserve)
New York District Recruiting Command Armed Forces Police Detachment
USA Criminal Investigation Detch. USA Health Clinic
563d Military Police Company Fort Totten, Queens
26th Army Band Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island
USA Communications Detch. Bellmore Depot, Long Island
902d Military Intelligence Detch. Fort Tilden, Queens
77th Army Reserve Command Fort Hancock, N.J.
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Location. 40° 36.56′ N, 74° 1.959′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Sheridan Loop, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of Fort Hamilton. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11218, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Hamilton (here, next to this marker); Fort Hamilton Officers’ Club (here, next to this marker); Spanish 24-Pounder (within shouting distance of this marker); On July 4, 1776 (within shouting distance of this marker); 13-inch Seacoast Mortar, Pattern 1861 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Caponier (within shouting distance of this marker); M1857 12 Pounder Napoleon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Projectiles for U.S. 20-inch Rodman Gun (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Brooklyn.
Also see . . . Fort Hamilton Home Page. (Submitted on August 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Military •
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