Battery Bartlett

Battery Bartlett (HM147M)

Location: Hull, MA 02045 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 19.171', W 70° 55.569'

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Battery Bartlett was built in the 1890's atop the fort's original earthen ravelin (triangular fortification in front of the bastions). A major upgrade to earlier batteries, it protected the Nantasket Roads and the Narrows Channels into Boston and the deep-water anchorage off Long Island. Named after Maj. Gen. William F. Bartlett of Massachusetts, it was one of the earliest batteries built after a ground-breaking plan laid out by former Secretary of War William C. Endicott. The guns were scrapped in 1943;the battery was partially demolished in the 1970s. For safety reasons it is closed to visitors.
HM NumberHM147M
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 4:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 341278 N 4687049
Decimal Degrees42.31951667, -70.92615000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 19.171', W 70° 55.569'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 19' 10.26" N, 70° 55' 34.14" W
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Area Code(s)781
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1499 Unnamed Road, Hull MA 02045, US
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