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Weirton in Brooke County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

U.S. Army Experimental Tank

ca. 1960's

 
 
U.S. Army Experimental Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 10, 2020
1. U.S. Army Experimental Tank Marker
Inscription.  British top; U.S. bottom; only one ever made. (Never used)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 40° 23.418′ N, 80° 35.648′ W. Marker is in Weirton, West Virginia, in Brooke County. Marker is at the intersection of Military Drive and Marshaling Yard Drive, on the right when traveling south on Military Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Weirton WV 26062, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Revolutionary War (a few steps from this marker); William "Bill" Courtney (1950 - 2010) (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Frank E. Evans DD-754 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fire Department World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hancock County / Brooke County (approx. 0.6 miles away); James J. Andrews (approx. ¾ mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); The People's Bank (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weirton.
 
U.S. Army Experimental Tank image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 10, 2020
2. U.S. Army Experimental Tank
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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