An American Forts Network historical website
The Coast Artillery at
a U.S. Army base
NEW TO THIS SITE:
References of guns/carriages to Mark Berhow's "American Seacoast Defenses:
A Reference Guide" Second Edition, CDSG Press 2004, which will aid you in your
Note on GPS coordinates for many of the hard to find sites:
I used WGS 84 except where noted by "USCGS" or "USACE."
Those marked "USCGS" or "USACE" use NAD 83 and are listed at
The accuracy between WGS 84 and NAD 83 is slightly off,
but should not cause you any difficulties in finding locations
since many GPS devices allow you to switch between them.
This is NOT the official website for Ft. Story
Old Cape Henry Lighthouse 757-422-9421
Morale, Welfare and Recreation
HISTORY & INFO
PHOTO GALLERY | 2004 HURRICANE UPDATE
HARBOR MAP - LINKS
"1607: FIRST LANDING"
Vintage photographs provided by Shawn Welch and Bill Gaines.
Launched: October 12, 1999
last updated: 1 February, 2008
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