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.
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Land use -- Aerial photography in land use -- South Carolina -- Charleston; National Monuments -- South Carolina -- Fort Sumter National Monument (Charleston, S.C.);
United States of America
Smolski, Chet, "Charleston: Fort Sumter Aerial Photograph" (1978). Smolski Images. 805.