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. Touch 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). 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.”
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.