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Forts, Fortresses and Fortifications

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I am a travel collector of varied interests. Over time I noticed that I'd visited a number of fortifications, primarily the large masonry coastal forts built by the United States during the first half of the Nineteenth Century, but to several other places as well. This page provides a convenient set of quick links to many of the forts I discussed in greater detail elsewhere on the website.

  1. Alamo, San Antonio, Texas, USA (includes video) - not built as a fort but used as a defensive fortification
  2. Barwell Island Fortification, Resurrection Bay, Seward, Alaska, USA
  3. Fort C.F. Smith, Arlington, Virginia, USA (includes video)
  4. Fort Delaware State Park, Delaware City, Delaware, USA
  5. Fort Jefferson National Park, Dry Tortugas, Florida, USA (includes video)
  6. Fort Knox State Historic Site, Prospect, Maine, USA (includes video)
  7. Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Maryland, USA
  8. Fort Louis, Marigot, Saint-Martin, France (includes video)
  9. Fort Moultrie National Monument, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, USA (includes video)
  10. Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, Tacoma, Washington, USA
  11. Fort Pownall Memorial, Stockton Springs, Maine, USA
  12. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Tybee Island, Georgia, USA (includes video)
  13. Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Manteo, North Carolina, USA
  14. Fort Reno Park - Washington, DC Highpoint, Washington, District of Columbia, USA (includes video)
  15. Fort St. Antoine, Stockholm, Wisconsin, USA
  16. Fort Sumter National Monument, Charleston, South Carolina, USA (includes video)
  17. Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, Key West, Florida, USA (includes video)