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U.S. Coast Guard Sandy Hook Station, West of intersection of Canfield Road & Hartshorne, Highlands, Monmouth County, NJ



Item Title
U.S. Coast Guard Sandy Hook Station, West of intersection of Canfield Road & Hartshorne, Highlands, Monmouth County, NJ

Location
West of intersection of Canfield Road & Hartshorne, Highlands, NJ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NJ-79
Significance: The U.S. Coast Guard Sandy Hook Station is within the Fort Hancock and Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This district encompasses significant historic buildings and structures related to the history of the U.S. Army's Ordnance Department Proving Ground and the Fort Hancock Military Reservation. Development of the U.S. Lifesaving Service and later Coast Guard Facilities at Sandy Hook complements and is contemporary with development of the Army's facilities. As such it represents contemporary technology to provide life-saving and Coast Guard services during the District's period of significance.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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