Twenty-Fourth Reunion of the
USS Cabildo (LSD-16 Crewmembers' Association
Charleston, SC - September 9 - 13, 2019

Thursday Free Time - Fort Sumter Tour

Thursday after our Memorial Service and Business Meeting we had free time. Several of our group took advantage of the time to visit Fort Sumter.


  Info about Fort Sumpter  
A display in the fort museum
  castle pickney  
Passing Castle Pinckney
  Approachng Fort Sumpter  
Approaching Fort Sumter
A Civil War Gun
  gun ports  

Civil War gun ports with the new bridge in the background.

  Additions to the old fort  
Additions inside the original fort in which the museum is now located
Model of the origonal fort in the museum
Model of the original fort in the museum
ship model
Model of the early ironclad USS Keokuk that saw action at Fort Sumter in 1863
  1861 US Flag  
The flag on the left is the 33 star version that flew over the fort in 1861.
35 start us flag
The 35 start flag on the right is the circular version of the 1863 US Flag.
  Time to return to the boat  
Time to return to the boat for the ride back to Charleston.

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