241st Coast Artillery
This was only a drill. Enemy vessels were sighted along these shores, yet they never ventured within range of the guns of Sagamore Hill.
The field before you was the site of the 241st Coast Artillery Battery C encampment from late 1941 through WWII. At the end of the war the camp was disassembled and the field has now returned to a natural community.
Diagram of the camp.
Erected by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Location. 41° 46.786′ N, 70° 30.928′ W. Marker is in Sandwich, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker can be reached from Scusset Beach Road, on the left when traveling east. Location is off the main road follow the trail at the marker that says Sagamore Hill Historic area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sagamore Beach MA 02562, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ready Rooms (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Panama Mount
Categories. • Forts or Castles • War, World II •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 658 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.