The "Dark Arch"

The "Dark Arch" (HM147L)

Location: Hull, MA 02045 Suffolk County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 19.189', W 70° 55.592'

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Originally an open courtyard, Bastion A was roofed over, probably in the 1870's to accommodate new artillery-15-inch Rodman Guns. The new space was divided into an indoor drill hall, a powder magazine and a storage area for wagons and gun carriages. Construction was carefully routed around a well (now blocked off). During the Second World War the area became a fort favorite: a recreation hall where soldiers on a cold, isolated post could take their minds off training and war. Today the "Dark Arch" leads to a murky passageway to the exterior of the fort.
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HM NumberHM147L
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 3:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 341247 N 4687083
Decimal Degrees42.31981667, -70.92653333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 19.189', W 70° 55.592'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 19' 11.34" N, 70° 55' 35.52" W
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Area Code(s)781
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1499 Unnamed Road, Hull MA 02045, US
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