This marker is located on US-380 near Stallion Gate to White Sands Missile Range, about 18 miles NW of the actual 1945 test site.
Trinity Site - The world's first atomic explosion occured on July16, 1945, at the Trinity Site near the north end of the historic Jornada del Muerto. It marked the beginning of the nuclear age, and the culmination of the Manhattan Project. The site, now part of the White Sands Missile Range, is closed to the public.
By daggerwell @ 2011-10-01 09:23:34