ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Fort Tyler, Gardiners Point Island, N.Y.: “The Ruins” The story of Fort Tyler would be a comedy if it weren’t so tragic. The Fort was completed by 1898, but only after the end of the Spanish American War. Fort Tyler was never assigned armament or a garrison. In the ensuing
ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Fort Mansfield, Napatree Point, R.I. Fort Mansfield was established on 60 acres of land purchased by the government on Napatree Point, R.I. in 1898. The post was subsequently abandoned in stages with all armament removed by 1917. The beachscape would be radically altered by storms within a few short decades.
ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 The Coastal Forts of Eastern Long Island Sound: Abandonment, Ruination and Repurposing This year’s exhibition examines the current state of the fort properties that stretch across the Sound from Napatree Point, R.I., to Gardiners Point Island, N.Y. Looking beyond the visually compelling crumbling facades of gun pits,