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Forts that served man in "War and Peace" can be found all around the world.
-The aim of this category is to find and log the many Forts that remain intact or have been restored.
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Historic FortsCitadelle de Besançon, Doubs, France

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la Citadelle de Besançon est considérée comme l'une des plus belles de France / the Citadel of Besançon is considered one of the most beautiful fortress in France

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gâtinaise

location: Franche-Comté, France

date approved: 2/24/2017

last visited: never

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Historic FortsCamp Santa Helena Cavalry Post -- Castolon Visitor Center, Big Bend NP TX

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The former US Army Camp Santa Helena Cavalry Post, active from 1916-1921, later used as a trading post and today serving as the Castolon Visitor Center at Big Bend National Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/27/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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Historic FortsFort D. A. Russell -- Marfa TX

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Fort D. A. Russell began its service in 1911 as a supply post for the U.S. Army and ended its usefulness in 1946 as a POW camp

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/23/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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Historic FortsFort Tejon - Lebec, CA

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One of the oldest settlements in Kern County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/22/2017

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Davis -- Fort Davis NHS, Fort Davis TX

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An important frontier era Fort along the old San Antonio-El Paso Road, Fort Davis has been restored and is now operated by the National Park Service as a National Historic Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/21/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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Historic FortsFort Stockton -- Fort Stockton TX

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Historic Fort Stockton, a frontier military outpost established in 1859 and abandoned in 1886, nowrestored as a museum and historical attraction in Fort Stockton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/21/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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Historic FortsFort McIntosh -- Laredo TX

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The buildings of old Fort McIntosh still serve the citizens of Laredo today as their Community College campus. Ft McIntosh was added to the US National Register of Historic Places in 1975

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/21/2017

last visited: 2/6/2017

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Historic FortsPresidio San Luis de las Amarillas/Presidio de San Saba -- Menard TX

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The ruins of the Presidio de San Luis de las Amarillas, better known locally as Presidio de San Saba, a historic Spanish fort near Menard

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Historic FortsFrankopan Castle - Ogulin, Croatia

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Frankopan Castle in Ogulin, Croatia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: Croatia

date approved: 12/18/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsTour Royale - Toulon, France

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The Tour Royale, also known as Fort de la Grosse Tour, is a fort built in the 16th century to protect the entrance of the naval port of Toulon. It was the first fortification of the harbor, built 22 years after Provence became a part of France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 11/29/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Gondo - Gondo, VS, Switzerland

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Fort Gondo was a secret artillery fort, dug into the rocks of the Gondo Gorge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Wallis (VS), Switzerland

date approved: 10/14/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Asperen, Asperen - The Netherlands

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Fort Asperen is a fortress that was part of the "Dutch Waterline"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Wood - New York, NY

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Before the statue of liberty, Liberty Island was occupied by the military while operating at Fort Wood to protect NYC from the British in the war of 1812. The above coordinates are for the historical marker about the historic fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 8/18/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsBattery McCorkle - Fort Moultrie National Monument, SC

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BAttery McCorkle mounted three 3" M1898 Rapid Firing Guns.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: South Carolina

date approved: 7/14/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsBattery Bingham - Fort Moultrie National Monument, SC

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Battery Bingham contained two 4.7" Armstrong Guns.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: South Carolina

date approved: 7/14/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsSt Catherine's Fort - Tenby, Pembrokshire, Wales.

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St Catherine's Fort is a Victorian Palmerston Fort, built in 1870 to defend against invasion by Emperor Napoleon III of France. Located on St Catherine's Island, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/15/2016

last visited: 7/7/2016

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Historic FortsFort Louis - Marigot, Saint Martin

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The historic Fort Louis in Marigot

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: St. Martin

date approved: 5/19/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsRÖMERKASTELL SAALBURG, Bad Homburg, Germany

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Dieses von den Römern erbaute Kastell wurde ab dem Jahr 1900 wieder vollständig aufgebaut. *** This Fort was built by the Romans starting at 85 AD. Reconstruction startet in 1900 AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 3/31/2016

last visited: 7/2/2009

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Historic FortsGilnockie Tower - Hollows, Canonbie

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Gilnockie Tower is notorious for its most famous residents. A Border Reiver family who stole livestock and goods from across the border. The tower is a Category A listed building, and now houses the Clan Armstrong centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/9/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Dupuy

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Fort Depuy is still a beautiful building in Shawnee, Pennsylvania. Nicholas Depuy's home became the Fort Depuy of the French and Indian War, after 1755. And it's still standing, beautifully!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/29/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Lalatte, France / Plévenon

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Le Fort Lalatte à Plevenon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pilouille

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 2/22/2016

last visited: 4/22/2010

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Historic FortsWerk XXXIX Fort Albeck - Ulm, BW, Germany

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This is fort "Albeck", the biggest outside fort of the federal fortress Ulm, built from 1846 to 1859 on the hilltop of the "Safranberg" in Ulm, BW, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member [somnambulist]

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 1/18/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Sewell - Marblehead MA

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Fort Sewall, formerly an armed fort owned by the United States and used to defend against British invaders, is now a peaceful park offering some of the best views of Marblehead Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsAgra Fort - Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

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The Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site located on the right bank of the river Yamuna in the city of Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradeshin Agra.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 12/29/2015

last visited: 12/27/2012

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Historic FortsLe Fort National - St Malo, Bretagne, France

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Fort National is a fort on a tidal island a few hundred metres off the walled city of Saint-Malo. The great military architect Vauban had it built in 1689 to protect Saint-Malo's port. The fort was originally called Fort Royal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: 1/28/2017

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