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The Old Fort By Kathi McCarthy
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"The OLD FORT" - Reprint of the 1889 book “The Old Fort, Carleton Island in the Revolution” written by Major James H. Durham, a West Point Graduate and Civil War Veteran. After... More > moving to Cape Vincent in the late 1870’s he became interested in the ruins on Carleton Island and the group of stone chimneys on the bluff above its north bay. They were enclosed in a massive earthwork that provided an outline of a large military fort with its barracks and magazines. People had different ideas about when and who actually built the fort. He undertook the writing of the Old Fort to clarify the island’s names and to identify the fort’s builders and its history. Introduction by Kathryn C. McCarthy< Less
Fort Harllee By James M. Gray
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Fort Harllee was established and constructed at latitude 79 deg. 50 min., longitude 81 deg. 40 min., on March 18, 1835 under the direction of Major William W. Harl1ee of the South Carolina... More > Volunteers, serving in Florida. He had visited the site the previous year and had erected picket walls with two substantial blockhouses, one on each diagonal comer. When it was built it was therefore named in his honor. He also served as its first commander. Fort Harllee was built primarily for the protection of early settlers in the area from marauding Seminoles and situated between Garey's Ferry at Middleburg and Newnansville, which would later become Alachua's first county seat. It was located on the north bank of the Santa Fe River at a point where the Black Creek to Newnansville Road crossed the river; just south of Hampton's Lake. When an alarm was given of impending Indian attack, settlers would all gather in and around the fort for protection.< Less
Mumbai Studio - Creek Forts By Anuradha Mathur
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The Mumbai studio at the University of Pennsylvania in spring 2010 singled out five historic forts of South Mumbai, Worli, Mahim, Rewa, Sion, and Sewri, that were command points for a complex... More > east-west passage connecting the Arabian Sea and Mumbai Harbor. Since the 1800’s, the passage has been gradually blocked by causeways, siltation, landfill, and settlements. In various stages of degradation, restoration, and occupation these forts were once significant strategic and cultural anchors for Mumbai’s estuary. They became starting points of design strategies for the Mumbai Studio 2010 and brought into play many contested issues of Mumbai’s landscape and the transformation of infrastructure and communities in their vicinity. Edited by Anuradha Mathur, Marisa Bernstein and Nicolas Koff.< Less
Mumbai Studio - Creek Forts By Anuradha Mathur
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The Mumbai studio at the University of Pennsylvania in spring 2010 singled out five historic forts of South Mumbai, Worli, Mahim, Rewa, Sion, and Sewri, that were command points for a complex... More > east-west passage connecting the Arabian Sea and Mumbai Harbor. Since the 1800’s, the passage has been gradually blocked by causeways, siltation, landfill, and settlements. In various stages of degradation, restoration, and occupation these forts were once significant strategic and cultural anchors for Mumbai’s estuary. They became starting points of design strategies for the Mumbai Studio 2010 and brought into play many contested issues of Mumbai’s landscape and the transformation of infrastructure and communities in their vicinity. Edited by Anuradha Mathur, Marisa Bernstein and Nicolas Koff.< Less
Adventures of Squiggles the Fort McHenry Squirrel By Written By Mary Catherine Kelly, Edited By Joseph Michael Kelly, Illustrated By Carmalita Howard
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Adventures of Squiggles the Fort McHenry Squirrel, written by Baltimore-based author and mother of five Mary Catherine Kelly, is a testament to her devotion to family and her affinity for Fort... More > McHenry, which is a place that gave her tranquility in a crazy world. She wrote this story in the early 1990s for her grandchildren, but she didn't live long enough to see it published. May her memory live as long as squirrels roam the fields of Fort McHenry in Baltimore’s Locust Point neighborhood.< Less
Adventures of Squiggles the Fort McHenry Squirrel By Written By Mary Catherine Kelly, Edited By Joseph Michael Kelly, Illustrated By Carmalita Howard
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Adventures of Squiggles the Fort McHenry Squirrel, written by Baltimore-based author and mother of five Mary Catherine Kelly, is a testament to her devotion to family and her affinity for Fort... More > McHenry, which is a place that gave her tranquility in a crazy world. She wrote this story in the early 1990s for her grandchildren, but she didn't live long enough to see it published. May her memory live as long as squirrels roam the fields of Fort McHenry in Baltimore’s Locust Point neighborhood.< Less
The Guns of Fort Fisher A Pictorial Study of Ordnance By H. J. Keith
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This book takes a hard look at the cannon reported to have been captured by Union forces in Fort Fisher on January 15, 1865 by comparing Federal reports to actual photographs taken by photographer... More > Timothy O'Sullivan just days after the battle. Some decades-old misconceptions are clarified and some new revelations are discovered along the way. A must for those readers with both historical interests and those with an affinity for all things related to artillery. Complete with glossary, the book makes short work of the technical aspects and puts each of them into an easily understood perspective.< Less
Historical Cities: Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas By Lyn Wilkerson
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This installment in the Historical Cities series explores the metropolitan area of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Over 175 historic points of interest are presented, along with reference maps for the... More > centers of the cities and GPS coordinates for all listed sites. Sources include the American Guides series and local historical societies.< Less
Point Marion...From the Beginning By Pt. Marion Library
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Compiled by members of the Community Civic Organization of Point Marion, Pennsylvania on the occasion of the new millennium, this book seeks no less than to feature all the local churches, civic and... More > social organizations, educational institutions, and local businesses -- past and present. Also given prominence: the histories of many of Point Marion's families going back more than two centuries.< Less
FORT U.S.A.; If I Were President Volume One By E. Lathan Hudson
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"Fort U.S.A." is opinion from E. Lathan Hudson, an educated patriot. He's tired of seeing American citizens take a back seat to the political agenda in Washington, D.C. Hudson has taken... More > the bull by the horns. His answers are to the point, with no prisoners taken. No amnesty, no corporate buy-outs, no threats from our enemies. There is an answer here for all our problems. Read this book and consider the alternatives.< Less