Understanding the Fort

Understanding the Fort (HM195H)

Location: Newport, RI 02840 Newport County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 28.722', W 71° 20.184'

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Fort Adams

This model of Fort Adams provides an overview of the Fort's design, including the main structure and the outworks for land defense. The drawings of the Fort show details of its construction and reveal the complexity of its design along with the terminology in use at the time of its construction. The plans reveal the Fort's multiple layers of defense, and its orientation to maximize firepower to guard the East Passage of Narragansett Bay.
HM NumberHM195H
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 7:34pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 304926 N 4594534
Decimal Degrees41.47870000, -71.33640000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 28.722', W 71° 20.184'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 28' 43.32" N, 71° 20' 11.04" W
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Area Code(s)401
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 63-73 Jackson Rd, Newport RI 02840, US
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