Camp Knox, a War Memorial

Camp Knox, a War Memorial (HM1WGM)

Location: Fort Knox, KY 40121 Hardin County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 53.633', W 85° 58.288'

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Established in 1918 as artillery range and named for Major General Henry Knox, who organized artillery during Revolutionary War. Mechanized cavalry training began in 1931. Redesignated Fort Knox in January 1932. Armored Force established in 1940. Millions have trained here in cavalry and armor, serving in World War II, the Cold War, Korea, and Vietnam.
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Year Placed1869
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, January 9th, 2017 at 9:02am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 590433 N 4194539
Decimal Degrees37.89388333, -85.97146667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 53.633', W 85° 58.288'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 53' 37.98" N, 85° 58' 17.28" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near West Chaffee Avenue, Fort Knox KY 40121, US
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