Sandy Hook in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
World War II Victory Garden
Erected by Gateway National Recreation Area. (Marker Number 28.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Fort Hancock Walking Tour marker series.
Location. 40° 27.819′ N, 74° 0.311′ W. Marker is in Sandy Hook, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Kessler Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. History House (a few steps from this marker); Quartermaster Storehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Post Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Baked Fresh Daily! (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Officers Row (about 300 feet away); A Late Addition to Officers Row (about 300 feet away); Post Chapel (about 400 feet away); Post Commissary (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sandy Hook.
More about this marker. A photo on the right side of the marker depicts “Capt. Rodgers’s wife and children [as they] pass a Victory Garden on Officers Row in 1943.”
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, World II •
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