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.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, World IIEleanor Roosevelt, and the New Jersey - Fort Hancock Walking Tour series lists.
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. Marker is located in the Fort Hancock area in the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Highlands NJ 07732, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Ferry Landing and Chapel (about 400 feet away); Post Chapel (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map 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.”
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 461 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.