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)

Rights

This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

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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