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Oak Ridge in Anderson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Castle on the Hill

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, December 30, 2017
1. Castle on the Hill Marker
Inscription. The Administration Building for the Clinton Engineering Works opened March 15, 1943. Dubbed "The Castle", it became headquarters for the Manhattan Engineering District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from which all Manhattan Project construction was directed, 1943-1945. The Atomic Energy Commission assumed control of the property on January 1, 1947. "The Castle" was demolished and replaced by the Federal Building in 1970.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1D 28.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 36° 1.62′ N, 84° 14.207′ W. Marker is in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in Anderson County. Marker is on Oak Ridge Turnpike (Tennessee Route 95), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in front of Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 809 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge TN 37830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Guest House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Chapel-on-the-Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oak Ridge Schools (approx. 1 miles
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By Tom Bosse, December 30, 2017
2. Castle on the Hill Marker
away); 1942 (approx. 1 miles away); 1948 (approx. 1 miles away); ORINS / ORAU (approx. 1 miles away); 1943 (approx. 1 miles away); Oak Ridge – Secret City (approx. 1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oak Ridge.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
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By Tom Bosse
3. Castle on the Hill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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