Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District

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Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District
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Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey
Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District
Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District is located in New Jersey
Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District
Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District is located in the US
Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District
Location Sandy Hook, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°26′41″N 73°59′44″W / 40.44472°N 73.99556°W / 40.44472; -73.99556Coordinates: 40°26′41″N 73°59′44″W / 40.44472°N 73.99556°W / 40.44472; -73.99556
Area 4,584 acres (1,855 ha)
Built 1859 (1859)
Built by United States Army
NRHP Reference # 80002505[1]
NJRHP # 2024[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 24, 1980
Designated NHLD December 17, 1982[3]
Designated NJRHP October 3, 1980

Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District is a historic district that includes Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground on Sandy Hook in Middletown Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 24, 1980 and designated a National Historic Landmark on December 17, 1982.[1][3]

It is one of the sites administered by the National Parks of New York Harbor office of the National Park Service.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places — Monmouth County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection — Historic Preservation Office. December 16, 1977. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-02-06. 
  3. ^ a b "New Jersey National Historic Landmarks" (PDF). National Park Service.