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World War II Lookout Tower / Fire Control Tower No. 23

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Address: 756 Sunset Boulevard, Cape May, NJ 08204
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+1 609-884-5404
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Sat 12:00 - 15:00

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Very nice tribute to our veterans!

Check this place out. Only $6 for great views and lots of stories! 101 stairs to the top! Lots to read and see on the way to the top!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2015
Dugtown94
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NJ
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113 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Check this place out. Only $6 for great views and lots of stories! 101 stairs to the top! Lots to read and see on the way to the top!

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Andover, New Jersey
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

There two of these towers down in Cape May area. One is by Sunset Beach. You can climb the tower & on each landing there are facts about the tower & the men who manned it during WWll. The view from the top is spectacular. There is also an instrument (can't remember what it's called) that you can look through... More 

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Thank Irish_Grandma62
NJ
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128 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Wonderful historical site. It's practically a museum in and of itself with all of the descriptions and photos on every level of the climb. A local historian provides more information at the top of the tower. Learned so much here.

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Thank BBE2
Pennsylvania
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91 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Very interesting to find this historical treasure. Lots of interesting facts and very near the park, and the lighthouse. Lots of steps, a charge to go up, but still interesting if you can't make all the steps.

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Thank PennsylvaniaDoglover
Berwick
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, the workers, all retired military personnel, take you through the history. Very unique, amazing

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Thank Jessica S
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31 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Very cool World War II lookout tower. Some stairs to go up (not as much as the lighthouse) but another great view and interesting historical point in Cape May.

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Thank Roy L
Robbinsville, New Jersey
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

A piece of history with great employees to remind you of the sacrifices that built and keep this nation going. One worker was on the crew of an ocean-going fleet tanker during WWII and the picture of that ship bringing in damaged naval vessels and merchant ships during the war. A climb of 100 steps and you get the view... More 

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Warren, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

Every time we come to visit Sunset beach have to stop by the tower. Would be nice if the door would be unlocked to walk to the top. Man I remember when the Air Station was here back in the day.

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Thank Michael T
Boyertown, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Been travelling to Cape May since I was very young and remember seeing the tower and now that it's been restored it was a must visit this summer. The tower itself is impressive and as you climb the tower you learn about the military that were involved and how it was used to be on the look out for Nazi... More 

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Marco Island, Florida
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88 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

The place is small but full of history. The veteran in charge of the entry was very nice and informative. Thank you for keeping New Jersey American history alive.

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Thank Pete S

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