U.S Bullion Depository
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ReedKyCacheFinders
N 37° 58.317 W 085° 58.917
16S E 589417 N 4203191
Quick Description: U.S Bullion Depository in Hardin County Kentucky
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 6/1/2014 3:03:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMKVWG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
U.S Bullion Depository

In 1935, portions of property in Fort Knox military reservation were set aside for use as U.S. Bullion Depository. Constructed in 1936, it was placed under supervision of Dir. of the Mint, a U.S. Treasury official. First gold brought here by railroad in 1937, and depository continues to be storage site for most of the nation's gold. By law, not open to public visits or tours.
Marker Name: U.S Bullion Depository

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number (for official markers): 1857

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT of HIGHWAYS


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