Camp Holabird

Camp Holabird (HMQVY)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21224
Country: United States of America

N 39° 16.346', W 76° 31.883'

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Named for Quartermaster General Samuel B. Holabird (1826-1907) and established in 1917 as the Army's first motor transport training center and depot. Supplied World War I American Expeditionary Forces in France with Detroit-made vehicles. Trained thousands to drive and repair automobiles and trucks. By 1920 a center for the research and development of military vehicles. Here the Jeep, a World War II icon, was tested and refined. Housed the Army Intelligence School from 1945 until closure in 1972.
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HM NumberHMQVY
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Year Placed2010
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 3:30am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 367901 N 4348127
Decimal Degrees39.27243333, -76.53138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 16.346', W 76° 31.883'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 16' 20.76" N, 76° 31' 52.98" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6642 Holabird Ave, Baltimore MD 21224, US
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