Sandy Hook

Living on Sandy Hook

Living on Sandy Hook

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Historically, Sandy Hook, NJ, has been inhabited by native Americans, British soldiers, early settlers, the U. S. Army and non-military ciitzens.  Here's a glimpse into the past of a young woman who lived in Highland Beach and also a look inside one of the restored homes on Officer's Row in Fort Hancock.

Sandy Hook Historian

Sandy Hook Historian

2 years ago
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Sandy Hook Historian Tom Hoffman talks about the history of Sandy Hook, NJ.

Fort Hancock at Gateway National Recreation Area

Fort Hancock at Gateway National Recreation Area

2 years ago
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The Army Ground Forces Association provides an overview of Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground on Sandy Hook, NJ, which is now managed by the National Park Service and is part of the Gateway National Recreation Area.  

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 1

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 1

2 years ago
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The first episode -- "Lighting the Way" -- starts at the beginning when Sandy Hook was first discovered.

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 2

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 2

2 years ago
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The 2nd episode focuses on "Developing Weapons" which were used to defend the United States from potential enemy attack.

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 3

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 3

2 years ago
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The 3rd episode explores the ancient gun emplacements on Sandy Hook and describes the purpose of each.  

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 4

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 4

2 years ago
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Touring present-day buildings and comparing them to older photographs, the 4th episode describes what life might have been like for soldiers who were living in "Army Town".

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 5

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 5

2 years ago
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The 5th episode of "The Story of Sandy Hook" examines the role Sandy Hook played as part of an intricate military presence to defend the harbor of New York.

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 7

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 7

2 years ago
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The 7th episode of "The Story of Sandy Hook" examines "The Cold War" when Sandy Hook had an active Nike missile site located on this historic peninsula.

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 6

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 6

2 years ago
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The 6th episode of "The Story of Sandy Hook" explores the history of "Highland Beach" which became a major tourist destination on the peninsula of Sandy Hook.

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 8

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 8

2 years ago
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The 8th episode of "The Story of Sandy Hook" follows a couple of photographers as they capture the beauty of Sandy Hook and share their techniques. 

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 12

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 12

2 years ago
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The 12th episode of "The Story of Sandy Hook" focuses how the National Park Service began managing Sandy Hook as a national park and plans for the future.

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 10

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 10

2 years ago
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The 10th episode of "The Story of Sandy Hook" takes a scenic "Walk on the Wild Side" which is on the river and bay side of the historic peninsula.

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 11

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 11

2 years ago
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The 11th episode of "The Story of Sandy Hook" reports on riding bikes & releasing seals.

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 9

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 9

2 years ago
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The 9th episode of "The Story of Sandy Hook" goes back to a time when women were first invited to join the military on the historic peninsula of Sandy Hook.

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 13

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 13

2 years ago
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The 13th episode of "The Story of Sandy Hook" focuses on efforts being made to restore many of the historic structures on the historic peninsula in New Jersey.

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 14

Story of Sandy Hook - Part 14

2 years ago
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The 14th episode of "The Story of Sandy Hook" focuses on the future of the historic peninsula in New Jersey.

Looking for Relics on Sandy Hook

Looking for Relics on Sandy Hook

2 years ago
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The Mayor of Middletown and archeologist, Jerry Sharfenberger, talks about his experiences looking for artillery shells and other relics on Sandy Hook, NJ.

Welcome to Sandy Hook

Welcome to Sandy Hook

2 years ago
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Simple overview of Sandy Hook, NJ.