A Bunker Busters Thanksgiving

The FMHA Bunker Busters and all of us at FMHA wish you and your families a joyous Thanksgiving! During November, the Bunker Busters have not been resting on their summer laurels, as these photographs show.

Preparing the Mess Hall for Thanksgiving. Is it 1940 all over again?

Barracks renovations continue with period-authentic windows and doors installed and painted.

Tower 3 work in progress: View from the top and interior view. Lighting work commences. Many thanks to Bella Terra Landscapes.

 

Mine Casemate Door removed, renovated and re-installed. Mine casement adjacent to CHSP Fishing Pier and site of Fort Miles mine planting operations — before and […]

November 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Open House in honor of Veterans Day

Just Announced! FMHA will host an Open House in honor of Veterans Day on Saturday, November 11th. The Open House, featuring tours of Battery 519, will be held from 10AM – 3PM. TOURS WILL BE FREE OF CHARGE TO ALL VETERANS! Commencing at 10AM tours will be offered by both FMHA originating at Battery 519 and by Delaware State Parks (at 11AM and 2PM) originating from the Fort Miles Orientation Building.

Plans call for both of the Battery 519 art galleries to be open which will give visitors access to original paintings by Howard Schroeder and Paul Rendel, as well as […]

October 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SEPTEMBER 2ND – VJ DAY AT FORT MILES

On September 2nd FMHA will present “In remembrance of VJ Day” at the Fort Miles Museum.
The ceremony and speakers will commence at 11AM at the “Big Gun” pad located at the top of the Museum’s Artillery Park.

The ceremony will honor Horace Knowles, who was stationed at Fort Miles with the 261st Coastal Artillery from 1940 – 1944, Jack Bolin, who was a tireless and hard working FMHA “Bunker Buster” and Robert Saupees, who was present at the surrender ceremony that took place on the USS Missouri on September 2 1945. Many will recall the Museum’s Big Gun barrel is an […]

August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments