"Opposite Fort Morgan" Fort Gaines by grandmaR

Fort Gaines Travel Guide: 22 reviews and 58 photos

This fort was established in 1821 for the defense of Mobile and that it was named for General Gaines who, as commandant of Ft. Stoddard, captured Aaron Burr fourteen years previously. (It wasn't actually completed and named until 1853 after the death of General Gaines.)

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