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Fort Miles Historical


  • 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr
  • Lewes, DE 19958
  • Phone: 302-645-0753
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Built in 1941, the massive coastal fortification was designed to defend assets along the Delaware River and Bay such as oil refineries and factories, as well as the city of Philadelphia during the Second World War. It was one of the largest and most heavily armed coastal fortifications ever built, and it was home to some of the finest cosmoliners on the east coast of the United States.

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Lantern Tour of Fort Miles At Cape Henlopen State Park

  • Location: Fort Miles Historical
  • Address: 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958
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Tour the Gun Battery by lantern light and experience how soldiers defended our coast during World War II. Pre-registration is required by calling… View Details

99 Kings Highway • Dover, DE 19901 • 1-866-284-7483
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