Fort Jefferson

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by LRafferty
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Fort Jefferson

Small cannon.

You can snorkel in the surrounding ocean.

Ft. Jefferson, a 19th-century fort that’s the biggest coastal fort from that era in the US and occupies most of a small key called Garden Island.

Built from some 16 million bricks, the fort was a military prison for captured deserters during the Civil War.

Fort Jefferson

70 miles (by boat or seaplane) west of Key West, Dry Tortugas National Park is composed mostly of water and coral reefs.

Archways in the fort.

Click here to learn more.

Citationshttp://www.nps.gov/drto/historyculture/fort-jefferson.htmhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOEoQLW8Cfo


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