Cape May in Cape May County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Topics. This historical marker is listed Industry & Commerce • War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1983.
Location. 38° 56.61′ N, 74° 58.017′ W. Marker is in Cape May, New Jersey, in Cape May County. Marker is on Sunset Blvd. (County Route 606), on the left when traveling west. Marker is located near the World War II Lookout Tower. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape May NJ 08204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The abrupt end of Fort Miles (here, next to this marker); Construction of Fire Control Tower No. 23 (here, next to this marker); The Top of the Fire Tower (here, next to this marker); History of Coastal Defenses (a few steps from this marker); Fire Control Tower No. 23 (a few steps from this marker); The Construction of Fort Miles (a few steps from this marker); Cape May during World War II (a few steps from this marker); S.S. Atlantus (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape May.
More about this marker. The background of the marker contains a silhouette of the area showing Fire Control Tower No. 23. Also on the markers are two photographs. One is of “Oenothera humifusa, or the Beach Evening Primrose, [which] is an endangered plant that thrives in the sandy soil of Cape May.” The other is of “The magnesite plant [that] once stood across Sunset Boulevard from Fire Control Tower No. 23.”
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 654 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.