Fort Hancock, U.S. Life Saving Station

N of Highlands on Sandy Hook
Highlands, New Jersey

Historic Document

Fort Hancock, U.S. Life Saving Station is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey certified as a historic location on Monday November 30, 1981. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Transportation, Defense, more specifically a Water-Related, Coast Guard Facility. Fort Hancock, U.S. Life Saving Station was nominated by as a historic location by Federal Agency based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Commerce, Architecture, Social History.

Fort Hancock, U.S. Life Saving Station Information

Other Name: Spermacetti Cove No. 2 Life Saving Service Station
Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1894, 1949
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: National Park Service

Fort Hancock, U.S. Life Saving Station Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 20
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Highlands Historic Locations Monmouth County Historic Locations New Jersey Historic Locations