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Fort Hancock Committee to Meet Friday, July 18

In June, live cameras were installed at the Sandy Hook Lighthouse for its 250th anniversary. One focuses on Officers Row at the heart of Fort Hancock.
In June, live cameras were installed at the Sandy Hook Lighthouse for its 250th anniversary. One focuses on Officers Row at the heart of Fort Hancock.
NPS image by SandyCam.

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News Release Date: July 14, 2014
Contact: Daphne Yun, Public Affairs Specialist, 718-354-4702

WHAT: Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee

WHERE: Twin Lights Historic Site in Highlands, New Jersey

Directions: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/historic/twin-lights/twin-lights-general.htm

WHEN: Friday July 18, 2014, beginning at 9 a.m.

WHO: Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee members and interested citizens

At this meeting, Gateway National Recreation Area will present its proposal to the committee for the phased development of Fort Hancock.

As with all meetings of the advisory committee, public comments will be taken at a regularly scheduled time. The public comment period begins at 1 p.m. Those who sign up to comment at the meeting will be called in the order they sign up. Written comments may also be submitted to the committee in person, by mail or email or on the committee's blog at http://www.forthancock21stcentury.org/discuss/.

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Did You Know?

Dimmed and camoflagued Sandy Hook lighthouse at night in World War II.

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