Ocean View in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Our Community's Role in World War II (second marker)
U.S. Army Radar Site 11
Initially designated as a mobile radar site, it was converted to a permanent site within a few short months. The radar site contained the radar building, and administration building, barracks, a kitchen and mess hall, a recreation hall, lavatories, several guard shelters and a pumphouse.
(Inscription beside the photo in the center and far right) Lavatory and Administration building
Erected by The Village of Bear Trap Dunes.
Location. 38° 31.5′ N, 75° 6.483′ W. Marker is in Ocean View, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is on Magnolia Street. Touch for map. The marker is about 25 feet down the path from the road. Marker is in this post office area: Ocean View DE 19970, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Our Community's Role in World War II (first marker) (here, next to this marker); U.S. Army Radar Site 11 Our Community's Role in World War II (third marker) (within shouting distance of this marker); Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Ocean View Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Ocean View Delaware (approx. 1.9 miles away); Union Wesley United Methodist Church and Campground (approx. 2˝ miles away); St. George's United Methodist Church (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ocean View.
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.