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Friday, July 6, 2012

Hall To Canon Mount

      

This hallway is over 180 years old and is part of Fort Wool which is built on a man made island located in Hampton Roads, southeast of Old Point Comfort in Hampton, VA.

Fort Wool

Second Lieutenant Robert D. Lee, an engineer in the U.S. Army, was stationed here from 1831 to 1834 and was involved in the final construction of the fort in 1834. The beginning of building the man made island and the fort itself began in 1817.