Fort Mott

Amanda Kain

1. The monument is Fort Mott.

2. It was part a three-fort defense system to protect the Delaware River.

3. Fort Mott is a Post-Civil War construction that showcased the latest technology in military weaponry.

4. It was one of the first fortifications to use cement and electricity in its defense system. It represents American national defense and progress.

5. Fort Mott is located at Finn’s Point at Pennsville, NJ.

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is an ACLS New Faculty Fellow in the American Studies and History departments at Rutgers University.
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