Fort Sumter was at the top of our agenda for Saturday, which was a bit cooler than the day before, but still plenty hot.
It was a relatively low-key day for us after the intensity of Friday. For the most part, Fort Sumter which provided me with ample opportunity to play with my camera.
|We had more than an hour to kill before the Fort Sumter tour, so while Sharon read everything in sight on a gray morning I played with black and white. This is the Arthur Ravenal, Jr. bridge. I think it is nicer, even, than our new Bay Bridge at home|
|Fort Johnson in Charleston harbor|
|No experience is complete without a musket demonstration. He actually managed to load, prime and fire three rounds in a minute.|
|After four years of bombardment, the Fort was and is a remnant of what it was in 1863. Ruins are fun to shoot.|
|Another very knowledgeable volunteer interpreter|
|Imagine being in this battery with shots coming in and going out and bear in mind that the battery was, I believe, enclosed|
|Down the barrel|
|The city from the harbor|
|I actually made the two preservation society members pose|
|Their reading room/bookstore|