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Lakehurst in Ocean County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hangar No. 1

Lakehurst Naval Air Station

 
 
Historic Hangar No. 1<br>Lakehurst Naval Air Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rc, November 17, 2007
1. Historic Hangar No. 1
Lakehurst Naval Air Station Marker
Inscription.
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States

 
Erected 1968 by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 1.717′ N, 74° 18.85′ W. Marker is in Lakehurst, New Jersey, in Ocean County. Marker is on Lansdowne Road near New Jersey Route 547. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Lakehurst Naval Engineering Center. Photo ID or advance permission might be required to obtain entry onto the military base. Marker is in this post office area: Lakehurst NJ 08733, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Airship Hindenburg Disaster (approx. 0.6 miles away); Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Toms River Block House (approx. 8.1 miles away); Captain Joshua Huddy
Hangar No. 1<br>Lakehurst Naval Air Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rc, November 17, 2007
2. Hangar No. 1
Lakehurst Naval Air Station Marker
(approx. 8.2 miles away); Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 (approx. 8.2 miles away); Old Revolutionary Cannon (approx. 8.2 miles away); Preserving Baymen Heritage (approx. 8.3 miles away); Elizabeth Sculthorp Force (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Navy Lakehurst Historical Society entry for Hanger No. 1. (Submitted on January 9, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Additional keywords. Hindenburg
 
Categories. 20th CenturyMilitaryNotable BuildingsWar, World II
 
Inside of Historic Hangar No. 1 image. Click for full size.
By Rc
3. Inside of Historic Hangar No. 1
The structure on the right is an aircraft carrier mockup used for training students.
Outside of Historic Hangar No. 1 image. Click for full size.
By Rc
4. Outside of Historic Hangar No. 1
Gears that assist opening the double doors of the hangar image. Click for full size.
By Rc
5. Gears that assist opening the double doors of the hangar
The bottom gear is about the size or slightly larger than the diameter of an oil drum.
Control shack for one half set of doors image. Click for full size.
By Rc
6. Control shack for one half set of doors
This is the control shack used to open the doors. There is one for each half door.
Overhead view of Lakehurst, NJ, showing Hanger No. 1 in upper center image. Click for full size.
November 22, 2007
7. Overhead view of Lakehurst, NJ, showing Hanger No. 1 in upper center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,542 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 8, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   2. submitted on January 9, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 8, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   7. submitted on January 9, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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