Fort Gaines

S of Mobile on E end of Dauphin Island, Mobile, Alabama

Photos 

Historic American Buildings Survey W. N. Manning, Photographer, March 17, 1934. ENTRANCE SIDE OF FORT - GENERAL VIEW

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 12, 1976
Reference number
76000348
Areas of significance
Military; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Processing; Fortification; Institutional housing
Current functions
Museum; Park
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1800-1824
Significant years
1818; 1854
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 5

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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