Sandy Hook Barracks Building #22 Built 1899

Sandy Hook Barracks Building #22 Built 1899 (HMONO)

Location: Highlands, NJ 07732 Monmouth County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 27.564', W 74° 0.138'

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Listed in The National register of Historic Places: 1980

Barracks Building #22 is a contributing structure in the Fort Hancock and Sandy Hook Proving Ground National Historic District. Throughout its history, Fort Hancock played a major role in the defense of New Jersey's shoreline and New York/New Jersey Harbor.

British and loyalist troops occupied Sandy Hook during the revolutionary War. As methods for warfare modernized, Fort Hancock evolved from a permanent masonry fort manned by heavy artillery used to protect sea lanes to an air defense role using antiaircraft batteries and Nike missiles.

Restoration Funding has been made possible in part by the Garden State Historic Preservation Trust administered by the New Jersey Historic Trust/State of New Jersey.
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HM NumberHMONO
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Year Placed2010
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 2:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584590 N 4479226
Decimal Degrees40.45940000, -74.00230000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.564', W 74° 0.138'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 33.84" N, 74° 0' 8.28" W
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Area Code(s)732
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 718 Magruder Rd, Highlands NJ 07732, US
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