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The Abandoned Fort Near New Orleans That Most People Stay Far, Far Away From

The fort was not really used until the Civil War, when the Confederate States Army took control and occupied the fort in 1861.


WWI, 1916, "The Battle of Verdun- The Wood and the hollow-way of the Caillette. On right, the hollow-way of the Basil; on the horizon, and one right, the Fort of Vaux" -

from Urban Ghosts Media

10 Abandoned Sea Forts, Towers & Anti-Submarine Platforms

Fort Boyard, France - Fort Boyard isn’t technically abandoned anymore; it’s notable for having perhaps one of the most bizarre fates of a repurposed structure, as the setting of a television challenge show that has the same name. That doesn’t make the history of the fort any less amazing, though. Located off the coast of France, the original plans for the fort were developed in the 17th century by Louis XIV.