National Geographic : 1947 Feb
UllDert Urosvenor Solitude Reigns over Fort Jefferson's Parade Ground; the Thud of Army Boots IsBut aMemory Garden Key became American upon Florida's purchase from Spain. Fort Jefferson, begun in 1846, was left incompletebecause rifled guns made itsbrick defenses obso lete. Yesterday's "Key to the Gulf" has become a national monument. Visitors are welcome, but boat serviceislacking. The lighthouse shines no more.