Gate One, Charlestown Navy Yard

Gate One, Charlestown Navy Yard (HM16IM)

Location: Boston, MA 02129 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 22.362', W 71° 3.45'

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World War II

— Boston National Historical Park —

The Charlestown Navy Yard served the nation for 174 years as a base of the building, outfitting, repair, and modernization of ships. During World War II, the yard's busiest years, almost 50,000 men and women worked here, around the clock, seven days a week, as part of America's massive war effort. The gatehouse in which you are standing was built in 1959. It replaced the old Main Gate shown in the photograph built in 1901. Courtesy Boston Globe.
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HM NumberHM16IM
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 7:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 330597 N 4693208
Decimal Degrees42.37270000, -71.05750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 22.362', W 71° 3.45'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 22' 21.72" N, 71° 3' 27.00" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 857
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3530 Freedom Trail, Boston MA 02129, US
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