Some years after the war, the 3 forts were turned into state parks. Fort Flagler has been lucky to have a great volunteer staff (the Friends of Fort Flagler). They have spent countless hours (and dollars) restoring the place.
There's all the hospital stuff- and while there were soldiers stationed here I don't know if there were injuries or how much use the hospital actually got. Here are a few creepy reminders of health care back in the day.
Frankly for me (and those who know me can attest), it's the odd little things that catch my eye.
Like in these photos-