Newport RI - From the Vault #7

Historic Fort Adams

More from the Newport RI Vault.....These photos are of historic Fort Adams, taken during the late 1800's and early 1900's.

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fort adams newport ri



This shot was taken in 1909

fort adams newport ri



Hmmm...I think I could make it over that one

fort adams newport ri



But probably not this one!

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The Chef cooking up some food for the troops

fort adams newport ri



Not sure who these men were, but they look pretty important!

fort adams newport ri

The photo below is of the brig. It looks like the north side of the building.

I zoomed in on the board on the wall next to the soldier sitting down, and this is what it said:

Prisoners
General - 2
Garrison - 1
Not Sentenced - 1
Total - 4

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Western wall facing Narragansett Bay

fort adams newport ri



View of the commanding officers homes from up on the hill

fort adams newport ri


fort adams newport ri


fort adams newport ri



Tug of War!

fort adams newport ri


fort adams newport ri


fort adams newport ri



View of the Fort and Newport Harbor from the east

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Officers Quarters

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I wouldn't want to be on the receiving end of one of those cannon balls. Look at the size of those things!

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fort adams newport ri



Bow and arrow? What, did your cannon get jammed?

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I hope you enjoyed these photos from the vault. If you haven't seen the previous versions, click here to start from the beginning.

When you're ready to proceed, check out From the Vault #8 - Fort Adams Map.



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