The Martello Tower
of the Martello Tower shows the occupation of the tower by Union forces
during the Civil War. The Martello Tower was constructed of tabby in 1815
and was in use until 1915. The round construction is reminiscent of the
forts of England.
A photograph of the Martello
tower under Union occupation during the Civil War, 1862.
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