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Tybee Island in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Powder Magazine

 
 
Powder Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
1. Powder Magazine Marker
Inscription.
By noon, April 11, 1862, shells breached the opposite side of the fort and struck this wall. Inside sat great stores of gunpowder. The fort surrendered two hours later.
 
Location. 32° 1.657′ N, 80° 53.44′ W. Marker is in Tybee Island, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Fort Pulaski Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located inside Fort Pulaski. Marker is in this post office area: Tybee Island GA 31328, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Model 1859 Seacoast Carriage (within shouting distance of this marker); This Memorial Commemorates The Act Of... (within shouting distance of this marker); Hot Shot Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); German Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); The Demilune (within shouting distance of this marker); Burial Sites of Immortal 600 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Parrott Rifle (about 300 feet away); Immortal Six Hundred (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tybee Island.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Pulaski National Monument. National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Powder Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
2. Powder Magazine Marker
 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Powder Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
3. Powder Magazine Marker
Marker in Fort Pulaski image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
4. Marker in Fort Pulaski
Inside the Powder Magazine at Fort Pulaski image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
5. Inside the Powder Magazine at Fort Pulaski
Powder Magazine and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
6. Powder Magazine and Marker
The marker can be seen here at the angle of the fort's walls, to the left of the stairway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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