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The Main Gate   2001 Photo by S. Fox
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Fort Mifflin on the Delaware
Digital Photos by S. Fox, Chadds Ford, PA, November 17, 2001
Kodak DX3500

The Main Gate
Not part of the original fort, the main gate was more of a monumental entrance facing the river. To the left of the gate are two arched entrances to bombproof casements. The one with the iron gate was used as a prison and leads to a chamber with narrow slits in the outer wall used to house troops during re-enactments. It was lighted by lanterns and warmed by a fire in a hearth at the time this picture was taken.




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