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Fort Monroe, Fortress, Hampton, VA



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Location
Fortress, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS VA-595-D
National Register Number: 66000912

Subjects
Forts & Fortifications


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF WEST FACADE FROM ACROSS MOAT, FROM NORTHWEST TO WEST
2. VIEW OF WEST MAIN ENTRANCE, SALLY PORT, FROM WEST
3. VIEW OF WEST MAIN ENTRANCE, SALLY PORT, FROM WEST WITH SCALE
4. DETAIL VIEW OF SOUTH SIDE OF WEST MAIN ENTERANCE FROM WEST
5. GENERAL VIEW FROM EAST TO WEST OF WEST AMIN ENTRANCE SALLY PORT
6. DETAIL VIEW OF NORTH RECESS IN WEST SALLY PORT FROM SOUTH
7. DETAIL VIEW OF NORTH SIDE OF WEST SALLY PORT TUNNEL FROM EAST
8. DETAIL VIEW OF GUARD HOUSE, TYPICAL WINDOW TO MOAT, FROM WEST
9. NORTH GATE, VIEW FROM WEST
10. NORTH GATE, GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTH SHOWING WINGS GATE
11. NORTH GATE, GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTH SHOWING CENTRAL PORTAL
12. NORTH GATE, PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF SOUTH ENTRY FROM SOUTHWEST
13. EAST GATE, VIEW FROM SOUTH
14. EAST GATE, NORTH SIDE VIEW
15. VIEW OF MOAT AND EAST FACE OF BASTIONS
16. GENERAL VIEW FROM BEND IN FENWICK ROAD TO WEST RAMPARTS AND MOAT, FROM SOUTH
17. GENERAL VIEW TO BASTION, ENCLOSING CASEMATE MUSEUM
18. VIEW ALONG WESST BASTION WALL, LOOKING SOUTH TO NORTH
19. VIEW OF GUN EMPLACEMENTS, LOOKING WEST
20. WATER BATTERY (1823) REMAINS, VIEW FROM WEST
21. WATER BATTERY REMAINS, VIEW FROM SOUTH, SHOWS CASEMATE CONSTRUCTION
22. WATER BATTERY REMAINS, VIEW FROM SOUTH, SHOWS CASEMATE CONSTRUCTION
23. VIEW ALONG CASEMATE 22 FROM EAST TO WEST, WEST OF OVERLOOK
24. CASEMATE OF McCLELLEN (SHERMAN AND JACKSON)
25. GENERAL VIEW OF JEFFERSON DAVIS ARCH AND ENVIRONS FROM NORTH
26. VIEW OF JEFFERSON DAVIS ARCH FROM NORTH
27. SOUTH BASTION, EAST WALL (SOUTHWEST CORNER BERNARD & RUCKMAN ROADS)
28. SOUTH BASTION, DETAIL OF EAST WALL
29. SOUTH BASTION, DETAIL OF EAST WALL, WITH SCALE
30. GENERAL VIEW OF CASEMATES 21 (CHAPEL GROUP) ALONG BERNARD ROAD, LOOKING EAST TO WEST
31. DETAIL VIEW OF TYPICAL CASEMATE WITH WINDOWS, SOUTH BASTION INTERIOR
32. VIEW ALONG NORTH SIDE OF CASEMATES (CHAPEL GROUP)
33. VIEW OF TYPICAL CASEMATE ENCLOSURE
34. VIEW IN FLAG BASTION CASEMATES, LOOKING WEST TO EAST
35. VIEW IN FLAG BASTION CASEMATES, LOOKING WEST TO EAST
36. VIEW IN FLAG BASTION CASEMATES, LOOKING WEST TO EAST
37. VIEW OF TYPICAL CASEMATE FROM SOUTHEAST (SECOND FROM END)
38. VIEW OF VAULTED CASEMATES, SOUTH TO NORTHEAST
39. GENERAL VIEW OF SQUINCH ARCH AREA
40. VIEW OF SQUINCH ARCH AREA FROM NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST
41. VIEW OF SQUINCH ARCH AREA FROM NORTHEAST
42. ELEVATION OF SQUINCH ARCH FROM EAST
43. ELEVATION OF SQUINCH ARCH FROM EAST, WITH SCALE
44. VIEW OF CASEMATE AT SQUINCH ARCH FROM NORTH TO SOUTH
45. VIEW OF CASEMATE FROM WEST TO EAST
46. VIEW IN CASEMATES, NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
47. VIEW IN CASEMATES TO GUN PORT, LOOKING NORTH TO SOUTH
48. VIEW OF CISTERN NEAR SQUINCH (PRE 1834)
49. POWDER MAGAZINE, DETAIL OF ENTRANCE FROM ACCESS PASSAGE SHOWING BARRED VENTILATION WINDOWS FLANKING DOORWAY, AND GRANITE STONE SURROUND FROM BOTH, LOOKING NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST TOWARDS REAR OF MAGAZINE
50. POWDER MAGAZINE, VIEW THROUGH DOORWAY ENTRANCE FROM NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST REAR. NOTE RUBBLE STONE WALL IN AIR VENTILATION PASSAGE THROUGH ACCESS IN REAR OF MAGAZINE.
51. POWDER MAGAZINE, VIEW ALONG ENTRNACE CORRIDOR TO POWDER MAGAZINES, FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST, SHOWS STONE SURROUND TO TYPICAL MAGAZINE
52. POWDER MAGAZINE, VIEW ALONG ENTRANCE CORRIDOR TO MAGAZINE FROM NORTHEAST TO SOUTHEAST, SHOWS STONE SURROUND
53. POWDER MAGAZINE, VIEW FROM NORTHEAST ENTRANCE TO SOUTHWEST REAR. NOTE WOOD SHEATHING HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM WALLS AND VAULTED CEILING, BUT NOT FROM FLOOR.
54. POWDER MAGAZINE, VENTILATION PASSAGE ALONG REAR. NOTE STONE RUBBLE CONSTRUCTION TO LEFT (SOUTHWEST); ENTRANCE TO A MAGAZINE TO THE RIGHT. VIEW IS NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST.
55. POWDER MAGAZINE, VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST REAR TO NORTHEAST FRONT OF THE CHAMBER SHOWING BARRED WINDOW SLITS THAT PROVIDE AIR CIRCULATION. NOTE PASSAGE TO ADJOINING MAGAZINE TO LEFT, INSIDE SECURABLE ENTRANCE.
56. POWDER MAGAZINE, VIEW OF INTACT WOOD SHEATHING ON THE SOUTHWEST REAR VENTILATION PASSAGE. (SHEATHING HELP CONTROL HUMIDITY AND DECREASE DANGER OF MAETAL STRIKING STONE AND SPARKING.)
57. POWDER MAGAZINE, DETAIL VIEW OF NORTHEAST FRONT ENTRANCE TO ACESS PASSAGE TO MAGAZINES FROM INTERIOR OF MAGAZINE SHOWING VENTILATION WINDOWS (BARRED) FLANKING ENTRANCE DOOR (OPEN). NOTE ACCESS PASSAGE TO ADJOING MAGAZINE.
General view of the west rampart and moat, looking from the south (duplicate of HABS VA-595-D-16)
View of main gate (duplicate of HABS No. VA-595-D-2)
View looking east to west along casemate (duplicate of HABS No. VA-595-D-23)
View of typical casemate enclosure (duplicate of HABS No. VA-595-D-33)


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