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Middletown, 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

1402 Portland Rd, Middletown, NJ
Hartshorne Woods Park, south of Highlands. Use the Rocky Point Entrance. Battery Lewis is just east of the parking lot; additional batteries along trails.
Daily 7 am - dusk. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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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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