Erie Proving Ground
Posted by: The Moops
N 41° 32.308 W 083° 02.100
17T E 330249 N 4600534
Quick Description: Over 5,000 persons were employed during World War II.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 2/4/2006 10:55:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM72V
Established as Camp Perry Proving Ground, March, 1918, and later designated Erie Proving Ground, Erie Ordinance Depot, and Erie Army Depot. Artillery, tank guns, and armor plate were proof tested here during wartime periods. Over 5,000 persons were employed during World War II. Served as a storage, maintenance, and repair facility during peacetime. Closed January, 1967.
Marker Number: 3-62
Significance of Location: Place
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Bicentenial Mark: Not Listed
Website address: Not listed
Additional Coordinate description: Not listed
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