Sandy Hook videos
Beaches are only the beginning (3:34)
Sandy Hook’s beaches attract over two million people a year. But did you know about its bird habitat, salt marsh and the largest holly forest on the east coast?
Disappearing guns and nuclear missiles (4:28)
Fort Hancock on Sandy Hook defended New York Harbor using cutting-edge weaponry.
Life at an Army fort (3:09)
Sandy Hook has the oldest standing lighthouse in the U.S. But many of Fort Hancock’s military structures are just as significant. Photos: NPS, Sandy Hook Archives.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the Sandy Hook Light was dimmed in World War II and painted in camoflague? Homes and businesses within five miles of the ocean were required to use blackout curtains in order to protect ships from attacks by German U-Boats. More...