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Lakehurst in Ocean County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Airship Hindenburg Disaster

 
 
Airship Hindenburg Disaster Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Rc, November 11, 2007
1. Airship Hindenburg Disaster Marker
If it weren't for the image of an airship on a pole alongside the road pointing this marker out, it would be very easy to miss.
Inscription. Historic landmark commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Airship Hindenburg Disaster. On this site - May 6, 1937, 7:25 P.M. 36 people perished.
 
Erected 1987 by Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
 
Location. 40° 1.82′ N, 74° 19.545′ W. Marker is in Lakehurst, New Jersey, in Ocean County. Marker is on Saniuk Road. Click for map. Monument is located in an open area alongside Saniuk Road just off of the main entrance to Lakehurst Naval Engineering Center. Marker can be located by the nearby cutout of an airship on a pole which can be easily seen from the road. U.S. driver's license, proof of insurance, etc. required for entry onto base. Marker is in this post office area: Lakehurst NJ 08733, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hangar No. 1 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Toms River Block House (approx. 8.7 miles away); Captain Joshua Huddy (approx. 8.7 miles away); Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 (approx. 8.8 miles away); Old Revolutionary Cannon (approx. 8.8 miles away); Preserving Baymen Heritage (approx. 8.9 miles away); Elizabeth Sculthorp Force (approx. 8.9 miles away).
Airship Hindenburg Disaster Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Raun John (from open source internet search)
2. Airship Hindenburg Disaster Marker

 
Regarding Airship Hindenburg Disaster. Tiny little marker to commemorate the crash of the Airship Hindenburg which was the pride of Nazi Germany at the time of the crash.
 
Also see . . .  Navy Lakehurst Historical Society entry for the Hindenburg Disaster. (Submitted on January 9, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
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Airship Hindenburg Disaster Photo, Click for full size
3. Airship Hindenburg Disaster
The airship Hindenburg explodes in a huge fireball as it lands at Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937. The disaster claimed 35 lives.
Airship cutout on a pole pointing direction to the Hindenburg marker Photo, Click for full size
By Rc
4. Airship cutout on a pole pointing direction to the Hindenburg marker
This sign is easily seen from the main road running along the open area.
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,820 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 8, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on January 9, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   4. submitted on January 8, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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