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The Charles Barney
It is obvious that Charles Barney, Sr. had rather remarkable access to Fort Montgomery, before and after its unfortunate demolition. He took many photos of the fort and was photographed, together with his wife Rita and friends, on the fort grounds.
Part II we share more of Charles Barney's photographs of
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Demolition of Fort
|Pre-demolition view of parts of curtain V, bastion A, and curtain I||View of the mostly demolished gorge. This photo was taken from the cover face||Close-up of the gorge during demolition||Post-demolition view NW from parade. Seen are what's left of the gorge and bastion D||Post-demolition view SE from parade. Seen are remains of bastion B and curtain II|
Views of individuals at Fort Montgomery
|Charles Fitch "flagpole sitting", 1933||Charles Barney, Sr. on the parade in front of what's left of bastion B||Charles Barney, Sr. takes a military shooting stance while target practicing at the ruins||Rita Barney on the parade in front of the ruins of bastion B||Unidentified figure on the parade during demolition|
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America's Historic Lakes is grateful to the late Charles Barney for sharing these wonderful images with us. [JPM]
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