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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Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Military. A significant historical date for this entry is June 14, 1975.
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. Marker is on the grounds of Fort Hamilton. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11218, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Hamilton Officers’ Club (here, next to this marker); Fort Hamilton (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 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
Also see . . . Fort Hamilton Officers’ Club (Casemate Fort). Historic Districts Council entry (Submitted on January 29, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,048 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 5. submitted on January 29, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.