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Orangeburg in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Camp Shanks

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, December 22, 2017
1. Camp Shanks Marker
Inscription.
Camp Shanks
Orangeburg, New York
May 8th, 2005
60th Anniversary of Victory in Europe and the Return Home for Those Who Left Here to Fight For Freedom and to Help Make This World a Safer Place. It Has A Feeling and Emotion That We, the Protected, Will Never Know.
God Bless America
Dedicated by the Camp Shanks Museum
And the Sons and Daughters of Our Veterans

 
Erected 2005 by Camp Shanks Museum.
 
Location. 41° 3.056′ N, 73° 57.104′ W. Marker is in Orangeburg, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of Western Hwy. and Bataan Road, on the left when traveling north on Western Hwy.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orangeburg NY 10962, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Shanks Bataan Road (a few steps from this marker); Clausland Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shanks Village (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johannes J. Blauvelt Homestead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Orangeburg World War I Monument (approx. half a mile away); Orangeburg World War II Memorial
Camp Shanks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 22, 2017
2. Camp Shanks Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Jacob J. Blauvelt Homestead (approx. 0.6 miles away); Blauvelt Lions Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orangeburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Camp Shanks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 22, 2017
3. Camp Shanks Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 31, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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