The Fort Miles Fire Control Tower Offers Some Of The Most Breathtaking Views In Delaware

When the world was at war and the mainland of the United States was at risk, the Army set to creating defenses along the vulnerable coastlines. All up and down the eastern seaboard, military forts were established to help protect our country and train for any potential threats and danger. One of these forts was located on Cape Henlopen, at the mouth of the Delaware Bay. Fort Miles served as an important place for training, equipment testing, and seaside observation. Luckily, its defenses were never tested in combat! Today, the Fort has been turned into a historical area that you can tour by visiting Cape Henlopen State Park. While you’re in the park, be sure to climb the unique Fire Control Tower to find the best views in Delaware.

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For more information on visiting Fort Miles or climbing Tower 7, visit the Delaware State Parks website, here.

Address: 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958, USA