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Near Starke in Clay County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

M60 "Patton"

Tank, Main Battle

 

— Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park —

 
Tank, Main Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, July 13, 2021
1. Tank, Main Battle Marker
Inscription.  
Tank, Main Battle
M60 "Patton"

Crew: 4
Armament: 105MM Main Gun (M68),
.50 Machine Gun, 7.62MM Machine Gun
Speed : 30 MPH
Range : 300 Miles
Manufacturer: Detroit Tank Arsenal
15,000+ M60 produced, in service 1959 – 1993
 
Erected by Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar, Cold. A significant historical year for this entry is 1959.
 
Location. 29° 58.773′ N, 81° 59.019′ W. Marker is near Starke, Florida, in Clay County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Tallahassee Street and Minden Street, on the right when traveling north. Located within the Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park, near the entrance to Camp Blanding. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5629 State Route 16 West, Starke FL 32091, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Firebase Florida (a few steps from this marker); Howitzer, 8IN (203MM) (a few steps from this marker); BRDM-2 (a few steps from this marker); Truck, Utility, 4x4
Tank, Main Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, July 13, 2021
2. Tank, Main Battle Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); A-7 “Corsair II” (within shouting distance of this marker); A-6A “Intruder” (within shouting distance of this marker); Howitzer, 105 MM (within shouting distance of this marker); OH-58A “Kiowa” (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Starke.
 
Also see . . .
1. M60 Patton Tank. Army Technology website entry (Submitted on July 25, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.) 

2. Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park. Museum website homepage (Submitted on July 25, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 6, 2023