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

Missile Site

 
 
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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. Marker is next to the Alburgh Welcome and Visitor Information Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 70 N Main Street, Alburgh VT 05440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The International Boundary is Settled/ La frontière internationale est définie (a few steps from this marker); Historic Lake Islands - Samuel De Champlain (a few steps from this marker); Fort Montgomery (approx. 3.2 miles away in New York); David Mayo's Sail Ferry (approx. 3.3 miles away in New York); Ezra Thurber’s Home (approx. 3.3 miles
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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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alburgh.
 
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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 710 times since then and 22 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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