The Demilune

The Demilune (HM1A66)

Location: Tybee Island, GA 31328 Chatham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 1.622', W 80° 53.468'

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Surrounded on all sides by the moat, the demilune (literally "half-moon") protected the vulnerable fort entrance. This triangular area was modified in 1872 by the addition of earthen mounds which housed powder magazines. During the Civil War, the demilune was flat and included gun platforms , kitchens, mess rooms, storage areas and a guard house.
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HM NumberHM1A66
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 9:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 510280 N 3543437
Decimal Degrees32.02703333, -80.89113333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 1.622', W 80° 53.468'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 1' 37.32" N, 80° 53' 28.08" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30757 US-80, Tybee Island GA 31328, US
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