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Near Annville in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Indiantown Gap Military Reservation

 
 
Indiantown Gap Military Reservation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 16, 2010
1. Indiantown Gap Military Reservation Marker
Inscription.  Authorized in 1929, first land bought in 1931, and first used by the National Guard in 1932. In 1940 it was leased to the Federal government as an Army cantonment. The total area is now more than 16,000 acres.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 25.375′ N, 76° 34.57′ W. Marker is near Annville, Pennsylvania, in Lebanon County. Marker is on Fisher Avenue (State Road 4019) 0.1 miles north of Asher Miner Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annville PA 17003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Address by President Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nike "Hercules" Missile (approx. 0.6 miles away); F-102 Jet Fighter (approx. 0.6 miles away); Nike "Ajax" Missile (approx. 0.7 miles away); 95th Infantry Division Memorial (approx.
Wide view of the Indiantown Gap Military Reservation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 16, 2010
2. Wide view of the Indiantown Gap Military Reservation Marker
Looking past the marker to the main entrance of the Indiantown Gap Military Reservation.
0.7 miles away); Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge (approx. 0.7 miles away); 40 & 8 Boxcar (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fallen Warrior Memorial - 2nd BCT (approx. 0.7 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Indiantown Gap Military Reservation - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. MarkerQuest - Indiantown and Indiantown Gap Military Installation. (Submitted on March 10, 2020, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Topics. This marker is included in this topic list: Military
 
<i>Greetings from Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Tichnor Bros. (courtesy of the Boston Public Library), circa 1940
3. Greetings from Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania
<i>Infantry in action, Indiantown Gap, Pa.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Tichnor Bros. (courtesy of the Boston Public Library), circa 1940
4. Infantry in action, Indiantown Gap, Pa.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2020. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,006 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on March 11, 2020.
 
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