Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Winter 1-1978

Description

This aerial photograph shows Fort Sumter, a historic military fortification that is best remembered as the first battle of the Civil War. Though a coastal fortification, Fort Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, is accessible only by boat. It is now a National Monument dedicated to the history of the Civil War and the battles fought there.

Notes

http://www.nps.gov/fosu/historyculture/fort_sumter.htm

(accessed 6 Dec 2011)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Sumter

(accessed 6 Dec 2011)

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Land use -- Aerial photography in land use -- South Carolina -- Charleston; National Monuments -- South Carolina -- Fort Sumter National Monument (Charleston, S.C.);

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

South Carolina

City Name

Charleston

Keywords

aerial, monuments, South Carolina, Fort Sumter, military

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