#7.  This spring, that would have proved invaluable if the fort had ever been brought under siege, was dug and blown out from the hill by the soldiers of Fort Duffield.  It provided fresh drinking water year round.

If you were to visit the fort you could see the drill hole markings and the hand cut channel in the stone.  The channel brought overflow water from one basin to the other.

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