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Fort Ward, Alexandria

Fort Ward, Alexandria

Fort Ward is a former Union Army installation now located in the city of Alexandria in the U.S. state of Virginia. It was the fifth largest fort built to defend Washington, D.C. in the American Civil War. It is currently well-preserved with 90-95% of its earthen walls intact.

The fort is now a part of the City of Alexandria's 45-acre (18-ha) Fort Ward Mueseum and Historic Site a...
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Fort Gaines, Alabama

Fort Gaines, Alabama

Fort Gaines is a historic fort on Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States. It was named for Edmund Pendleton Gaines. Established in 1821, and best known for its role in the Battle of Mobile Bay during the American Civil War.

Exhibits include the huge anchor from the USS Hartford, Admiral David Farragut's flagship on which he gave his world famous command, "**** the Torpedoes...
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Fort Warren, Georges Island

Fort Warren, Georges Island

Fort Warren defended the harbor at Boston, Massachusetts, for over 100 years. onstruction of the penatagonal-shaped granite fort began in 1833 and was fully completed shortly after the Civil War. Today, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation maintains the fort. An estimated 100,000 tourists visit the fort each year.
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Fort Foster, Kittery, Maine

Fort Foster, Kittery, Maine

The land for Fort Foster, located on the southwest tip of Gerrish Island in Kittery, Maine, was acquired by the federal government in 1872, making this fort the last of the "old" forts that were built in the Portsmouth area.

In 1899 construction was started on new concrete batteries to help protect the Naval Shipyard in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War. In 190...
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Fort Trumbull, New London

Fort Trumbull, New London

In 1775 Governor Jonathan Trumbull recommended the building of a fortification at the port of New London to protect the seat of the government of Connecticut. Built on a rocky point of land near the mouth of the Thames River on Long Island Sound, the fort was completed in 1777 and named for Governor Trumbull, who served from 1769 to 1784. In 1781 during the American Revolutionary War, the fort ...
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Fort Macon

Fort Macon

Fort Macon State Park, located in Atlantic Beach, NC.
Historic Civil War fort.

http://ils.unc.edu/parkproject/visit/foma/home.html
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Fort Clinch, Florida

Fort Clinch, Florida

A pentagonal brick fort with both inner and outer walls, Fort Clinch lies to the northeast of Fernandina Beach at the entrance to the Cumberland Sound. The fort was briefly re-activated in 1898 for the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the State of Florida bought 256 acres that included the then-abandoned fort and the surrounding area. The park opened to the public in 1938.
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Fort Zachary Taylor, Key West

Fort Zachary Taylor, Key West

The Fort Zachary Taylor State Historic Site, better known simply as Fort Taylor, (or Fort Zach to locals), is a Florida State Park and National Historic Landmark centered on a Civil War-era fort located near the southern tip of Key West, Florida.
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Castle Island - Fort Independence

Castle Island - Fort Independence

"Castle Island" is a 22 acre (89,000 m≤) major recreation site located in South Boston on Boston Harbor, owned by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. First named Fort William by the British, it was renamed Fort Independence by Americans in 1779 and is one of the oldest fortified sites in British North America. Long recognized for its stategic location, the fort helped p...
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Fort Gorges, Portland, Maine

Fort Gorges, Portland, Maine

Following the War of 1812, the United States Army Corps of Engineers proposed that a fort be built on Hog Island Ledge, in Casco Bay at the entrance to the harbor at Portland, Maine. Named for the colonial proprietor of Maine, Sir Ferdinando Gorges, it was constructed to support existing forts, including Fort Preble in South Portland and Fort Scammel built on nearby House Island in 1808. Congre...
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Fort Jay

Fort Jay

Fort Jay is a historical United States Army fort on Governors Island in New York City. The oldest structure on the island, it was originally built to defend Upper New York Bay, but has served other purposes.

The walls and gate of the existing fort were rebuilt in 1806 to replace a series of earthen forts built in 1776 and 1794. Barracks on the inside of the fort date back to 1834...
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Historic Fort Wayne

Historic Fort Wayne

Historic Fort Wayne
Still standing at the old fort are the original 1848 limestone barracks building, the 1845 Star Fort which was renovated in 1861, the restored Commanding Officers House and Spanish American War Guardhouse, two large parade grounds, several Officers houses and support buildings built between the 1880s and 1940s, and a mound constructed by Native Americans that is nearl...
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Ijmuiden - Fort island overlay

Ijmuiden - Fort island overlay

Noord Holland district fort
Photo From http://www.vanuitdelucht.nl/

Additional information from SpiderX22:
This fort is part of the defence line of forts surrounding Amsterdam. The official page for this fort is: http://www.fortijmuiden.nl/fe_engels/hoofdframe.htm
There is an impressive amount of information there, and the website can be viewed in English, German, a...
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