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Cape Canaveral in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Port Canaveral Historic Milestones

Military

 
 
Port Canaveral Historic Milestones Marker (Military) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2012
1. Port Canaveral Historic Milestones Marker (Military)
Military Milestones
Inscription.  
1953 – First military ship, USS McClelland, visited Port
1956 – Naval Ordnance Test Unit (NOTU) established
1976 – New U.S. Coast Guard Station dedicated
1978 – Trident I Submarine Basin project completed
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1953.
 
Location. 28° 24.505′ N, 80° 36.964′ W. Marker is in Cape Canaveral, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is on Glen Cheek Drive, 0.2 miles west of Flounder Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape Canaveral FL 32920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (about 700 feet away); "We Have Liftoff"
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); From Village to Mega-Port (approx. 0.2 miles away); Military at Work in the Port (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Canaveral.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This is one of a series of seven Port Canaveral Historic Milestone Markers along Glen Cheek Drive.
 
Port Canaveral Historic Milestones Marker (Military) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2012
2. Port Canaveral Historic Milestones Marker (Military)
Glen Cheek Drive (facing west) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2012
3. Glen Cheek Drive (facing west)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 609 times since then. Last updated on November 4, 2013, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 20, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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