Saturday, January 25, 2020

Fort Zachary Taylor

Massive fort built at very south of Florida Keys. Constructed in 1845 – 1866. Here was discovered the largest collection of cannons from American...

Fort Jefferson

Large, unfinished sea fortress on a remote island. Construction was started in 1846 and was not finished. Garrison here has been more than 1,700...

Castillo de San Marco

The oldest masonry fort in the United States, built in 1672 – 1695 by Spaniards and Brits. A star fort built to protect St....

Presidio of Santa Barbara

This historical fortress includes El Cuartel - one of the oldest buildings in California, constructed by Spanish in 1782. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.42258 N 119.69901 W Categories: Fortifications,...

Fort Ross

The former Russian fortress and village, established 1812 and in use until 1842. It was the southernmost Russian settlement in Americas, here has been...

Fort Sumter

Sea fort - a fortified island at the entrance in Charleston port. Construction started in 1829 and was left unfinished on April 12, 1861,...

Suvarnadurg Fort

Island fortress at the coast in Arabian Sea. There is another fortress on the mainland and both parts of the fortress in the past...

Sindhudurg Fort

An amazing fortress which is built along a complex perimeter of an island in Arabian Sea. Fort is built in the 17th century, with...

Raigad Fort

Impressive hill fortress with 1,737 steps leading up towards it. Constructed in 1030, later extended with magnificent structures. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.2361 N 73.4413 E Categories: Fortifications and...

Murud-Janjira Fort

Very impressive marine fort in an island with 19 intact bastions. originally built in the 15th century, fortified afterwards. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.2999 N 72.9649 E Categories: Fortifications...