Highlands, New Jersey: WW2 Coastal Battery Big Gun

Battery Lewis, a WW2 era concrete bunker designed to defend America's Atlantic coast. Restoration began in 2015 to install a 16-inch 60 ft. gun barrel salvaged from the battleship USS New Jersey.

Hartshorne Woods Park

Address:
1402 Portland Rd, Highlands, NJ
Directions:
Hartshorne Woods Park. Use the Rocky Point Entrance. Battery Lewis is just east of the parking lot; additional batteries along trails.
Hours:
Daily 7 am - dusk. (Call to verify)
Phone:
732-872-0336
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WW2 Coastal Battery Big Gun.

WW2 Coastal Battery Big Gun

The gun barrel has been installed in Battery Lewis on the New Jersey coast.

[Rich Frejomil, 06/18/2017]

Coastal gun battery.

WW2 Coastal Battery Big Gun

The big gun is not yet restored, but great views and beautiful area.

[Diane, 11/25/2016]

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