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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 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 FortsFort Fanning - Fanning Springs, Florida

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The History of Fort Fanning

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ad4re1

location: Florida

date approved: 6/18/2016

last visited: 6/17/2016

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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 FortsFort Machias/O'Brien - Machiasport, ME

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Fort Machias was built in 1775 on Machias Bay at the mouth of Machias River, shortly after the beginning of the American Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/4/2016

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: never

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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: 1/21/2009

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Historic FortsJunagarh Fort - Bikaner, Rajasthan, India

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Junagarh or “Old Fort” is a fort in the city of Bikaner, Rajasthan. It is one of the few major forts in Rajasthan which is not built on a hilltop. It is one of the most impressive fort complexes in India.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: never

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Historic FortsBarbican - Krakow, Poland

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The Barbican is part of the complex network of fortifications and defensive barriers that once encircled the royal city of Kraków.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 12/6/2015

last visited: 9/19/2015

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Historic FortsArtilleriefestung - Naters, VS, Switzerland

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The former artillery fortress inside the mountain west of Naters now houses the museum of the Papal Swiss Guards.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Wallis (VS), Switzerland

date approved: 11/9/2015

last visited: never

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Historic FortsLewes Castle - Castlegate, Lewes, UK

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Lewes Castle stands atop a man-made mound to the north of Lewes town centre. The castle was built in the second half of the 11th century by William de Warenne the 1st Earl of Surrey and a son-in-law of William the Conqueror.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/2/2015

last visited: 6/30/2016

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Historic FortsFort St Frederic / Crown Point Fort - NY

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Known as Crown Point State Historic Site. The French began a star shape fortress in 1734. It was destroyed in 1759. The British rebuilt in 1759as one of the largest forts in North America. Six acres. It was accidentally burned in 1773.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: New York

date approved: 10/27/2015

last visited: never

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Historic FortsArundel Castle - Mill Road, Arundel, UK

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The magnificent Arundel Castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument located in Arundel in West Sussex. The castle has been here for almost 1000 years and has had its fair share of historical events. The co-ords are for the visitor entrance to the grounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: 6/28/2016

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Historic FortsSt. Andrews Blockhouse - St. Andrews, NB

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Built at the beginning of the War of 1812 by townspeople fearful of attack by the US, this blockhouse is the only one remaining of two constructed for defence of the town of St. Andrews and the last remaining blockhouse in New Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 10/21/2015

last visited: never

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Historic FortsColchester Castle - Castle Park, Colchester, UK

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Colchester Castle, that dates from the 11th century, is a Grade I listed building that is located in the beautiful Castle Park in Colchester. The castle is open daily for visitors for which a charge is made.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

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Historic FortsTower of London - City of London, Great Britain.

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Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, known as the Tower of London. A UNESCO World heritage Fortress. Located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/29/2015

last visited: 7/1/2015

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Historic FortsFort Scratchley, Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia

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Fort Scratchley was built in 1882 for protection against an anticipated Russian attack it is now a museum. It is open from 10 am to 4 pm. You need to book and pay for a guided tour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 9/28/2015

last visited: never

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