Delaware Defense Day at Fort Miles

September 28, 2021

Delaware State Parks hosted the annual open house and living history event at Fort Miles Sept. 25 at Cape Henlopen State Park.

The event featured tours of the Fort Miles Museum and new USS Arizona display, World War II short films, re-enactors, World War II-era vehicles and equipment, and displays by Fort Miles Historical Association, Delaware Emergency Management Agency, Delaware State Police Museum and Air Mobility Command Museum, including its living history team.

Fort Miles was a key part of defenses along the East Coast during World War II, with more than 2,500 military men and women stationed at the facility.

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