This fort was started pre-Civil War and used up until 1947. It was originally taller than what you see today. We visited this site in 2011.Continue reading “Civil War Era Fort Zachary Taylor – Key West, FL”
Old Ft Jackson is an early 1800’s fort just outside of Savannah, GA. It was captured by General Sherman during the American Civil War.Continue reading “Old Fort Jackson – Savannah, GA”
This was a physician’s kit at Old Fr. Jackson in Savannah, GA. It was on display when we visited in 2018. This set included things like an early stethoscope, body hook, marrow chisel and leech box.Continue reading “19th Century Physician’s or Surgeon’s Kit: Old Fort Jackson – Savannah, GA”
Ft Pulaski was a Union Civil War fort built on Cockspur Island in Savannah, Georgia. We had the opportunity to visit it in 2018. It was a foggy, cold, damp morning the day of our visit, and the bridge to the island was under construction.Continue reading “American Civil War Fort: Ft. Pulaski on Cockspur Island – Savannah, GA”
This was a cool place to visit if you are in the area. We visited there in 2013. They have a small museum with really nice models of the buildings.Continue reading “Ticonderoga Heritage Museum & Visitor Center Ticonderoga, NY”
This is a fort from the mid-1700’s that was used during the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War. We visited in 2013, and the fort was very nicely restored and the rooms were setup for the time periods or with exhibits.Continue reading “The Fort at Plantation No. 4 Charlestown, NH. (Old Fort No. 4)”
On our trip to Vermont in 2013, we had the opportunity to visit Ft. Ticonderoga.
This fort was a fantastic location to visit. The fort was originally built in the 18th Century by the French and was originally named Fort Carillon.Continue reading “Fort Ticonderoga/Fort Carillon Ticonderoga, NY”