Historic Markers Across Georgia

Casemate Gin

Marker ID: NPS 
Location: at Fort Pulaski NM located on Cockspur Island and the end of Fort Pulaski Rd, north of US 80, Savannah, GA.
County: Chatham
Coordinates: N 32° 01.651    W 080° 53.412
  32.02751666    -80.8902
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMKQ9C
Casemate Gin Marker  


With this machine ten men could lift a 15,000 pound gun tube.


Casemate Gin


More information:
NPS: Fort Pulaski NM
Wikipedia: Fort Pulaski National Monument
Civil War in GA: Federals attack Ft Pulaski
CWSAC: Fort Pulaski

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