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Oct 12, 2006 - Sandy Hook

Dense low clouds greeted us today and as Ben & Nikki went to NY to see a Broadway show, we drove to Sandy Hook Fort (a coastal battery built in 1764) and Lighthouse. The sun broke out and it was sunny and a little breezy as we walked along the beach of the New Jersey shore and toured the old fort. Originally discovered by the famous Sea Captain Henry Hudson in the early 1600’s, Sandy Hook remains a beautiful, 1,665-acre barrier peninsula within view of the Manhattan skyline. From our side we could see Manhattan & Long Island and New York...

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