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June 26, 2019

Elsaesser Fellow Jonathan Harris Explores Historic Structures, Fortifications along Gulf Coast

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Above: Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, Alabama; below: 1817 Plan of Fort Morgan

The expedition continues!  Jonathan Harris, C-112, winner of the 2019 Armin E. Elsaesser III Fellowship, has added a number of blog posts and photographs chronicling his ongoing research project, “Pirates, Blockades and Commerce: an expedition to explore the maritime history, fortifications, and lighthouses of the Gulf Islands National Seashore.”

Please follow Jonathan's blog for the latest entries on Pensacola Light, Fort Morgan (Gulf Shores, Alabama), Fort Gaines (Dauphin Island, Alabama), and more!

For additional photos of Jonathan's research click here.

Applications for the 2020 Armin E. Elsaesser III Fellowship are due September 1st.  More about the Elsaesser Fellowship.

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