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Fort Revere Park
Fort Revere park overlooking Allerton, Hull MA.jpg
Fort Revere Park overlooking Allerton
Map showing the location of Fort Revere Park
Map showing the location of Fort Revere Park
Location in Massachusetts
Location Hull, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates 42°18′17″N 70°54′21″W / 42.30472°N 70.90583°W / 42.30472; -70.90583
FORT REVERE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

42°18′17″N 70°54′21″W / 42.30472°N 70.90583°W / 42.30472; -70.90583
Area6 acres (2.4 ha) [1]
Elevation62 ft (19 m) [2]
Established1976
Operator Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Website Fort Revere Park

Fort Revere Park is a state-owned historic site and public recreation area situated on a small peninsula in the town of Hull, Massachusetts. The park occupies 6 acres (2.4 ha) on Telegraph Hill in Hull Village and houses the remains of two seacoast fortifications, including former Fort Revere. [3]

Activities and amenities

The park includes a water tower with observation deck, a military history museum, and picnicking facilities and is open from sunrise until sunset. [3]

The watertower on Telegraph Hill

References

  1. ^ "2012 Acreage Listing" (PDF). Department of Conservation and Recreation. April 2012. Retrieved January 17, 2014.
  2. ^ "Fort Revere". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ a b "Fort Revere Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved August 22, 2013.

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