The Fort Structure
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The hilly area is a demilune as it would have looked in the 1870s. It guarded the fort's entrance. There were flat areas and guns would be placed there.
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There was a moat around the fort.
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The demilune is seen to the left in this photo of the fort's moat.
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This chain was used to raise and lower the bridge over the moat.
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Spiral steps leading from the ground level to the guns atop the walls.
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