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Mishaum Point Military Reservation


Mishaum Point Military Reservation

Mishaum Point Military Reservation
Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Type Coastal Defense
Site information
Owner Massachusetts
Controlled by United States Army
Site history
Built 1942
In use 1943–1947
Built by United States Army
Battles/wars World War II
Garrison information
Garrison Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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


  • History 1
  • Site now 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


The Mishaum Point Military Reservation was built on state land. Its mission was to protect the Cape Cod Canal and New Bedford Harbor from possible air and naval attack. It never did have to fire its guns, but it did play an important part in the defense of the canal. The site also contained a Harbor Entrance Control Post and a fire control tower.

Site now

Nothing remains of the site today, as it is now the site of a mansion.


External links

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