Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
United States Army Architect
1939/06/10 George VI of England Guest After a public reception, the King and Queen are driven by automobile to Fort Hancock and board the Navy destroyer USS Washington where they will sail for The Battery on Manhattan Island, New York City. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth State Visit of Canada

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Particulars for Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District:
Area of Significance Engineering
Owner Federal
Structure Type Fortification
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Military Facility
Level of Significance National
Area of Significance Social History
Owner State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 24th April 1980

Registry Name: Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District
Registry Address: NJ 36
Registry Number: 80002505
Resource Type: District
Owner: State, Federal
Architect: US Army
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 4584
Contributing Buildings: 144
Non-Contributing Buildings: 52
Contributing Sites: 2
Non-Contributing Sites: 15
Contributing Structures: 33
Non-Contributing Structures: 5
Contributing Objects: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military, Engineering, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event
Criteria Consideration: Significance of less than fifty years
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1859, 1895, 1949
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Military facility, Fortification
Current Function: Defense, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Military facility Park Coast Guard facility

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