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by ranman
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:43 am
Forum: Starfort Data and Research
Topic: Could the US flag/ East India Co. flag be an echo of Star Forts?
Replies: 1
Views: 1769

Re: Could the US flag/ East India Co. flag be an echo of Star Forts?

I like the idea.
It made me think of this first flag, looking for a pic - I found these others.
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by ranman
Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:53 am
Forum: General Starfort Discussion
Topic: Star Fort USA
Replies: 2
Views: 2643

Re: Star Fort USA

links for forts in this area that still exist and when they where said to be built. Fort George https://www.google.com/maps/@44.39112,-68.80559,296m/data=!3m1!1e3 A British Revolutionary War fort established in 1779 Fort Pownall https://www.google.com/maps/@44.4681597,-68.8118449,148m/data=!3m1!1e3 ...
by ranman
Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Say Hi, if you like
Topic: Hello
Replies: 1
Views: 779

Hello

My name is Randy, I currently live in Williamsburg, Va. (61) My father was an officer in the military, so we moved a lot when I was a kid. When I was 7 we moved to Scotland for 3 years. I went to public school and on the week-ends we would go from one castle to the next touring every one we could ge...
by ranman
Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Case Studies
Topic: Fort Monroe and the peninsula it sits on
Replies: 9
Views: 4252

Re: Fort Monroe and the peninsula it sits on

I was unable to load these pictures in their original format here.
If you would like the best images, I was able to load them here.
https://www.minds.com/newsfeed/1056659639252418560
by ranman
Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Case Studies
Topic: Fort Monroe and the peninsula it sits on
Replies: 9
Views: 4252

Re: Fort Monroe and the peninsula it sits on

I just found a number of more old maps of this area.
This first map counts 17 starforts around Richmond Va.
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by ranman
Sun Dec 15, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Case Studies
Topic: Fort Monroe and the peninsula it sits on
Replies: 9
Views: 4252

Re: Fort Monroe and the peninsula it sits on

just realized I have never posted links to the Yorktown forts.
Yorktown https://www.google.com/maps/@37.2309488 ... a=!3m1!1e3
Tyndalls' Point https://www.google.com/maps/@37.2499316 ... a=!3m1!1e3
by ranman
Sun Dec 15, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Case Studies
Topic: Fort Monroe and the peninsula it sits on
Replies: 9
Views: 4252

Re: Fort Monroe and the peninsula it sits on

(1861 - 1865), Williamsburg Fort Magruder was the main defensive position of the four-mile long CSA Williamsburg Line across the peninsula from Queen's Creek to Kingsmill Neck. Also known as Redoubt #6. Captured by Union forces in May 1862 during the Battle of Williamsburg. It was an elongated penta...
by ranman
Sun Dec 15, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Case Studies
Topic: Fort Monroe and the peninsula it sits on
Replies: 9
Views: 4252

Re: Fort Monroe and the peninsula it sits on

Yorktown north center, Fort Monroe east center, Williamsburg west center - Richmond 30 miles further west and Jamestown Island just south of Williamsburg. Directly south of Yorktown on the James river today lies Fort Eustis, it became the headquarters of the U.S. Army Transportation Command in 1946 ...
by ranman
Sun Dec 15, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Case Studies
Topic: Fort Monroe and the peninsula it sits on
Replies: 9
Views: 4252

Re: Fort Monroe and the peninsula it sits on

The leaves have fallen off the trees so I can now see the terrain for the first time since learning about starforts, looking forward to discovering many new finds this winter with boots on the ground research. I have recently made several new discoveries on the computer and will share them in the ne...
by ranman
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: General Starfort Discussion
Topic: The people who 'owned the star forts'
Replies: 5
Views: 2330

Re: The people who 'owned the star forts'

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burg

burg noun
\ ˈbərg

Definition of burg
1: an ancient or medieval fortress or walled town
2 [ German Burg ] : city, town