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Location DB > United States > Rhode Island > Jamestown > Ft. Wetherill
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Ft. Wetherill
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 Database Info
created by Grozny on 8/1/2003 11:24 AM
last modified by badgerbadger on 9/18/2010 9:05 PM
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 Overview
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 Basic Information
Type: Fort
Status: State Park
Accessibility: Public
Recommendation: If you like forts, check this place out.
 Physical Information
Address

Jamestown, Rhode Island
United States
Owner: State of Rhode Island
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • flooding
  • water
  • *tunnels have up to 8 inches of water in them.
  •  Interesting Features
    The cliffs that Ft. Wetherill is perched upon are beautiful. The fort itself has some interesting tunnels to crawl around in. The rails that ferried ammo to the guns are still mounted to the ceiling in many rooms.
     Security Measures
  • welded doors
  • Pathetic little fences
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • binoculars
  • gloves
  • head protection
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Rope/harness if you want to rappel off of the cliffs (climbing/rappeling in the park is not permitted by DEM regulations, they will prosecute)
     History
    http://www.riparks...therillhistory.htm
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    Ft. Wetherill
    Wed, Mar 10th, 2004
    posted by Grozny
    4 pictures
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    Wetherill_20060119
    Fri, Jan 20th, 2006
    posted by ian_evil
    15 pictures
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    Hot Summer Day
    Sat, Jun 16th, 2007
    posted by fopjn01
    4 pictures
     


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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 9/19/2010 1:52 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Sep 19 10 at 13:52, Steed validated this location
  • on Sep 18 10 at 21:05, badgerbadger changed the following: Recommended Equipment
  • on Aug 2 07 at 19:17, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Jun 16 07 at 21:02, fopjn01 updated gallery picture DSCF5261.JPG
  • on Jun 16 07 at 21:01, fopjn01 updated gallery picture DSCF5249.JPG
  • on Jun 16 07 at 20:59, fopjn01 updated gallery picture DSCF5229.JPG
  • on Jun 16 07 at 20:58, fopjn01 updated gallery picture DSCF5210.JPG
  • on Jun 16 07 at 20:58, fopjn01 added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Jun 16 07 at 20:57, fopjn01 created a new gallery
  • on Jun 24 06 at 22:38, Emperor Wang validated this location
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