Forts Donelson, Heiman and Henry Photo Album
Fort Henry

Fort Henry rests now at the bottom of Kentucky Lake, formed by damming the Tennessee River. The outer defenses, approximately 3/4 mi. east of the fort are still visible.

    

Bombardment of Fort Henry. Bursting of a rifled 24-pounder. From a wartime sketch

 

(10-08) Enlarge Intersection of US-79 and Fort Henry Road, approximately 1 mi. east of Kentucky Lake
 
Richard Edling photo

       
 

(5-05) Another Fort Henry Interpretive Marker, location unknown
 
Courtesy of Brian Risher, MS

 

(3-95) Remains of Fort Henry's outer defenses. South view from old Fort Henry Road

     

(3-95) Remains of Fort Henry's outer defenses. North view from old Fort Henry Road

 

(10-08) Enlarge Kentucky lake (wartime Tennessee River) from the Rte. 79 Bridge looking north towards Fort Henry
 
Richard Edling photo

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