Grand Army of the Republic Highway

Grand Army of the Republic Highway (HM1DNP)

Location: Long Beach, CA 90802 Los Angeles County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 46', W 118° 11.333'

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This monument marks the western end of a coast to coast highway extending a distance of three thousand six hundred fifty-two miles through fourteen states. It was erected by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War in memory of the heroic services and unselfish devotion of the Union soldiers sailors and marines who laid down their lives on the altar of sacrifice during the Civil War. National Highway first proposed by Major William L. Anderson Jr. U.S.A. of Massachusetts for what they did and dared let us remember them today.
Department Commander
Melville R. Riggs
National Highway Chairmen
William L. Anderson, Mass. · J. Clark Mansfield, Pa.
Dr. Ralph R. Barrett, Calif. · Vernon E. Cheney, Calif.
Dedicated May 3, 1953
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HM NumberHM1DNP
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Year Placed1953
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 2:45am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 389906 N 3736919
Decimal Degrees33.76666667, -118.18888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 46', W 118° 11.333'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 46' 0.00" N, 118° 11' 19.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)562, 310, 424
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-332 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach CA 90802, US
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