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Trinity Site Obelisk National Historic Landmark

Looking at the Trinity Site obelisk, head-on. The iconic tourist's photo.

 

The black plaque on top reads:

 

Trinity Site

Where

The World's First

Nuclear Device

Was Exploded On

July 16, 1945

 

Erected 1965

White Sands Missile Range

J Frederick Thorlin

Major General U.S. Army

Commanding

 

The gold plaque below it declares the site a National Historic Landmark, and reads:

 

Trinity Site

has been designated a

National Historical Landmark

 

This Site Possesses National Significance

In Commemorating The History of the

United States of America

 

1975

National Park Service

United States Department of the Interior

 

As seen at:

Trinity (nuclear test)

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Taken on October 2, 2010