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The sun sets at Fort Gaines on the east end of Dauphin Island, Alabama, May 16, 2015. The fort was established in 1821 and played a pivotal rolr during the Civil Wat in the Battle of Mobile Bay. Constant erosion due to storms and hurricanes is threatening the fort, and it is on the Civil War Preservation Trust’s “History Under Siege” list as one of 10 of the nation’s most endangered Civil War battlefields. It was also listed as one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s “America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places” in 2011, and it has been nominated to be a National Historic Landmark. (Photo by Carmen K. Sisson/Cloudybright)
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Clouds, Dauphin Island, Alabama, Sunsets
The sun sets at Fort Gaines on the east end of Dauphin Island, Alabama, May 16, 2015. The fort was established in 1821 and played a pivotal rolr during the Civil Wat in the Battle of Mobile Bay. Constant erosion due to storms and hurricanes is threatening the fort, and it is on the Civil War Preservation Trust’s “History Under Siege” list as one of 10 of the nation’s most endangered Civil War battlefields. It was also listed as one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s “America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places” in 2011, and it has been nominated to be a National Historic Landmark. (Photo by Carmen K. Sisson/Cloudybright)