Most of the people of Sandy Hook worked for the U.S. Army, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Lighthouse Service, and U.S. Life-Saving Service. These people also had families who lived, shopped and attended school within the peninsula.
Fort Hancocks Children
Historic images of Fort Hancock, NJ from the Gateway NRA Museum Collection.
The Sandy Hook Foundation is currently supporting the Fort Hancock Oral History Project. The Foundation is providing funds for the transfer of these interviews from audio cassette to Compact Disc. This is allowing for volunteers and summer staff to do transcriptions of these interviews.