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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #90 on: November 05, 2012, 08:10:50 PM »
I mean theyre concrete, I dont see much happening, other than them being filled with sand and debris. They survived the 38 so I dont imagine much was done here. Never know though till ya get out there!
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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #91 on: November 06, 2012, 03:59:48 PM »
Not all of them survived :P Battery Connell took a hit back in '38

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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #92 on: November 06, 2012, 10:57:12 PM »
My buddy went there today. bottoms of bunker are about ankle deep in water ( somewhat normal ) and the rest is as they were pre sandy
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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #93 on: November 15, 2012, 09:42:38 PM »
That's good to hear - I was wondering how Fort Mansfield made out.   I haven't had time to make the hike - it gets dark to dang early this time of year.

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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #94 on: November 16, 2012, 08:37:10 AM »
agreed! I like this time of year though sometimes if you can get to it mid day. Temps are still decent and vegetation has died out
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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #95 on: November 17, 2012, 12:01:21 PM »
We tried hiking out but there was a lot of heavy cleanup machinery in the parking lot near the yacht club and also on the beach as well, and we didn't feel like getting yelled at, so we drove through Westerly instead.  So long as it's still there, there's always another day :D
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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #96 on: November 18, 2012, 09:02:19 AM »
was that you at Dixie Donuts yesterday morning?
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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #97 on: November 19, 2012, 09:52:45 AM »
No, I don't really know where that is haha
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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #98 on: November 19, 2012, 12:12:52 PM »
its a donut/breakfast sandwich shop in norwich/yantic right near sound one and illianos. I swear it was you with a guy and two kids.
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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #99 on: November 24, 2012, 12:26:03 PM »
Definitely not me, no kids (haha).  I recently heard I have a clone, and I heard it from my own mother. 

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Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #100 on: November 24, 2012, 12:27:08 PM »
Last time I was out there someone had carved a creepy pumpkin and left it out there

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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #101 on: June 27, 2013, 04:59:12 PM »
I'm planning on heading out to Napatree on July 4. This from the Wrongipedia entry is troubling:

"In 2011, the Watch Hill Fire Department placed railings along the top edges of the main building to prevent people from enjoying and exploring the fort. They also placed steel covers blocking the steps to prevent tourists from accessing the lower level of the site."

but we shall see.

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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #102 on: July 02, 2013, 02:23:30 PM »
They are there - I made two trips this year one at the end of winter, and one during the spring.   Between the two trips, somebody had repaired broken sections and replaced metal covers over the ladders.  They also added more railing on the lower level of Battery Wooster.

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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #103 on: July 02, 2013, 03:50:29 PM »
I don't see what the deal is with them doing this. Hell you can go all over Wetherill. Ill have to make my way out there. Tick season now, might wait till fall.
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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #104 on: July 06, 2013, 09:53:16 AM »
Why to "prevent" you from getting in....not.

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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #105 on: July 06, 2013, 10:36:12 PM »
Funny you should mention Wetherill; parking at Napatree was impossible so I ended up at Wetherill later in the day. Probably heading back there tomorrow, too, since it's bound to be a full ten degrees cooler than Providence...

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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #106 on: July 07, 2013, 09:20:57 AM »
yeah unless you get there EARLY in the day. Goodluck lol.
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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #107 on: October 06, 2013, 07:08:49 PM »
Some pics from my trip out in December 2012.  Finally got around to putting them up.

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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #108 on: October 11, 2013, 03:36:20 PM »
when you say where battery used to be.... what is meant by that? did they get rid of one of the fort areas? sorry for my stupidity and im a local too lol.
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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #109 on: October 13, 2013, 09:58:14 AM »
I think 1938 put battery Connell in the surf . I remember in the 70's there were two sets of rusty rebar spikes sticking up through the surf where the gun blocks used to be.  At extra low tide, you could see chunks of concrete in the sand prior to Sandy.

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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #110 on: October 13, 2013, 12:55:18 PM »
^^^^^^^ this is correct.  1938 Hurricane.
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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #111 on: February 16, 2014, 02:59:01 AM »
Just checked the place out on Google earth. Can't find any traces of Connell in the surf. Might be heading out there sin to check the place out while the snow has the vegetation suppressed. Might bring my metal detector in the spring!

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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #112 on: February 17, 2014, 02:16:46 PM »
I think all traces are gone for the moment.   Sandy put a hurting on the dunes,  and spread the sand out resulting in a wider, flatter beach

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Re: Napatree point Watch Hill - Bunker
« Reply #113 on: February 21, 2014, 04:00:46 PM »
I havnt been out here in a while. Should head out there this spring when it warms up a bit. and all this damn snow melts
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