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U.S. Army Garrison, Picatinny Arsenal in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historical Exhibit

 
 
Historical Exhibit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 1, 2018
1. Historical Exhibit Marker
Inscription.
This exhibit was originally part of the “Saratoga Park” at Frankfort Arsenal, Phila. Pa. (see other plaque). It was moved here in 1978 shortly after the establishment of the United States Army Armament Research and Development Command at this location, and the closure of Frankford Arsenal. The cannon displayed are not the original Saratoga Cannon, but are actually Civil War cannon. The Saratogas having been moved to other military installations.

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Saratoga Park
Built during the command of Colonel James L. Wallace, to provide a memorial to the dedicated men and women of Frankford Arsenal and a showcase for the famous Saratoga Cannon.
Dedicated 13 June 1973

 
Erected 1973.
 
Location. 40° 56.426′ N, 74° 33.902′ W. Marker is in U.S. Army Garrison, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Farley Lane and Parker Road, on the right when traveling west on Farley Lane. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Picatinny Arsenal. Marker is in this post office area: Picatinny Arsenal NJ 07806, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Cannons (a few steps from this marker); Administration and Research Historic District
Saratoga Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 1, 2018
2. Saratoga Park Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Middle Forge (a few steps from this marker); M153 - Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (within shouting distance of this marker); M1A1 Pack Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker); M119 Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker); Lightweight 155mm Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker); M198 Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in U.S. Army Garrison, Picatinny Arsenal.
 
Categories. Military
 
Historical Exhibit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 1, 2018
3. Historical Exhibit Marker
Both markers can be seen in this photo.
Saratoga Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 1, 2018
4. Saratoga Park Marker
Civil Wae Cannons image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 1, 2018
5. Civil Wae Cannons
Some of the cannons that are part of the Historical Exhibit can be seen here.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 1, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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