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charlie talks about the old, abandoned fort mansfield

charlie talks about the old, abandoned fort mansfield

Photograph by: d. aube

Date of Photograph: May 12, 2007

At the end of Napatree Point are the ruins of Fort Mansfield, an old coastal artillery post which was one of a series of such forts constructed to guard the eastern entrance to Long Island Sound as part of the coastal defense network for New York City. It was in operation between 1901 and 1909.

Photograph 8 of 27 in the "Historic WPWA Events " gallery

 
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