Fort Wood

Fort Wood was a star-shaped fortification on Bedloe's Island (now Liberty Island). Its walls were used as the distinctive base for the Statue of Liberty. It is named in honor of Eleazer Derby Wood.

Coordinates: 40°41′21″N 74°02′40″W / 40.68917°N 74.04444°W / 40.68917; -74.04444

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