Inside Fort Jefferson at Dry Tortugas National Park

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Mary Beth Riley

Looking down Armory Hallway inside Fort Jefferson at Dry Tortugas National Park located 70 miles from Key West. Cannons were pushed down this hallway. Along side this hallway was a narrow hallway where the the soldiers marched. Fort Jefferson was only used to house civil war prisoners, including Dr. Mudd that aided President Lincolns assasin.

Location: Fort Jefferson National Park, Dry Tortugas


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