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Barneys Joy Point Military Reservation

 

Barneys Joy Point Military Reservation

Barneys Joy Point Military Reservation
Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Coordinates
Type Coastal Defense
Site information
Owner Massachusetts
Controlled by United States Army
Site history
Built 1942
In use 1943-1946
Built by United States Army
Battles/wars World War II
Garrison information
Garrison Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Barneys Joy Point Military Reservation was a coastal defense site located in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Contents

  • History 1
    • Site 1.1
  • References 2
  • External links 3

History

The Barneys Joy Point Military Reservation was built on private land. Its mission was to protect the Cape Cod Canal from possible air and naval attack. It never had to fire its guns though but it played an important part in the defense of the canal.

Site

Nothing remains of the site today except for some concrete foundations and wells; it is a grassy field next to the ocean.

References

External links

  • http://www.northamericanforts.com/East/masouth.html
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