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Alburgh in Grand Isle County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Missile Site

 
 
Missile Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
1. Missile Site Marker
Inscription. First Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Site east of the Mississippi River. Built 1960 - 1962 by the U.S. Air Force.
 
Erected 1963 by N.Y. - VT. Interstate Commission.
 
Location. 44° 59.184′ N, 73° 17.75′ W. Marker is in Alburgh, Vermont, in Grand Isle County. Marker is on N. Main Street (U.S. 2) 0 miles south of Missle Base Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is next to the Alburgh Welcome and Visitor Information Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 70 N. Main Street, Alburgh VT 05440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Lake Islands - Samuel De Champlain (a few steps from this marker); Fort Montgomery (approx. 3.2 miles away in New York); The Bohannon Site (approx. 3.4 miles away); Site of First School House (approx. 3.4 miles away in New York); The "White House" (approx. 4 miles away in New York); Point au Fer Historic Site (approx. 4 miles away in New York); La Bataille d’Odelltown / Battle of Odelltown (approx. 5.9 miles away in Canada); Bataille du Moulin de Lacolle / Battle of the Lacolle Mill (approx. 9.8 kilometers away in Canada). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alburgh.
 
Categories. War, Cold
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2011, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 652 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on July 19, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photo   1. submitted on November 18, 2011, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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