ft hancock gun

ft hancock gunSANDY HOOK, NJ – Volunteers from the Army Ground Forces Association in World War ll uniform bring Battery Gunnison/New Peck and its 6 inch guns to life as they were in final modernization and activation in May 1943.

See fully restored 1920’s to 1940’s vintage interior electric system.

Learn about Fort Hancock Army medical support and see rare vintage medical equipment.  Participate in loading the guns, tracking ships, learn “artilley math”, see WWll period machine shop, and experience a soldier’s life at Fort Hancock in May 1943.

Fort Hancock Day Sunday October 25, 2015
Battery Gunnison/New Peck in WW II
Sunday, October 25, 2015

12:00PM-4:30PM


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Allan Dean

Allan Dean is editor, publisher, and founder of the Atlantic Highlands Herald. Published since 1999 and selected in 2000 by the Borough of Atlantic Highlands as one of their official newspapers, making...