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How to Use the Images


Inquiry Question

Historical Context



Photo 2
Diagram 2


Table of

Visual Evidence

Photo 1: Aerial view of Fort Pickens, c. 1970.
[Photo 1] with link to higher quality photo.
(Gulf Islands National Seashore)

Diagram 1: Fort Pickens. [Diagram 1] with link to higher quality diagram.
(Gulf Islands National Seashore)

Questions for Photo 1 & Diagram 1

1. Why do you think the corners of Fort Pickens projected outward?

2. Using Map 1 as a reference, label Diagram 1 of Fort Pickens with the directions north, south, east and west as you believe the fort was sited. Why do you think the fort was positioned in the manner you chose?

* The photo and diagram on this screen have a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high quality version of Photo 1 and Diagram 1, but be aware that each file will take as much as 35 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.



Comments or Questions

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