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Newport NIKE Missile Battery D-57/58, Newport Road, Carleton, Monroe County, MI

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Significance: The Newport NIKE Missile Battery D-57/58 is one of sixteen original NIKE Missile Batteries that surrounded the city of Detroit, Michigan in 1958. D-57/58 is an intact example of a Dual NIKE Missile Battery significant for its role in American military history, the history of the Cold War, and specifically the history of the Detroit Defense Area. Further, NIKE Missile Battery D-57/58 is an important example of the relationship between military installations and the industrial economy of the State of Michigan.
Survey number: HAER MI-80

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Date

1969 - 1980
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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Carleton Mobile Home Park42.00735, -83.35861
Google Map of 42.007347, -83.3586144
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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