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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 Belknap - Newcastle, Texas

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Founded in 1851 to safeguard settlers and emigrants in the Red River area, Fort Belknap was both a base for military operations against the Indians and a peacemaking center, but did not excel in the latter role.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 3/15/2015

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Historic FortsFortaleza (Fort) de Sagres, Portugal

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The fortress was originally built in the 16th century and rebuilt in the 17th and 18th centuries. Protected by the sea cliffs on three sides.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Portugal

date approved: 2/2/2009

last visited: 4/23/2014

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Historic FortsLe chateau d'If, France

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The Château d'If is a fortress (later a prison) located on the island of If, the smallest island in the Frioul Archipelago situated in the Mediterranean Sea about a mile offshore in the Bay of Marseille in southeastern France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AgentJ

location: France

date approved: 2/2/2009

last visited: 7/1/2011

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Fort Pike is a decommissioned 19th century fort which formerly guarded the Rigolets pass in Louisiana. It is now within the city limits of New Orleans, and was long a tourist attraction. It was damaged by the Hurricane Katrina storm surge in 2005.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member short circuit 2

location: Louisiana

date approved: 1/25/2009

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Historic FortsFort Niagara, Youngstown, New York

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Since 1726, Fort Niagara has overlooked Lake Ontario at the mouth of the Niagara River. Involved in the French & Indian War, Revolutionary War and War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TrailShadow

location: New York

date approved: 12/31/2008

last visited: 9/26/2014

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Historic FortsFORT MEIGS - Perrysburg,Ohio

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When i was kid we use to come here and go sledding!!! The fort construction was started in February of 1813 by soldiers under General William Henry Harrison in present-day Perrysburg, Ohio. (wikipedia)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JIMBOBWE

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/25/2008

last visited: 12/1/2013

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Historic FortsBlockhouse - Manhattan, NY

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An old fort in Central Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: New York

date approved: 12/3/2008

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Historic FortsOLD FORT KING GEORGE ~ Darien, Georgia U.S.A.

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Fort King George was built in 1721, the first fort in Georgia. The site was bought by the State of Georgia in 1938 and eventually the fort was restored and serves as a museum today. It is located at 1600 Wayne St in Darien, GA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/15/2008

last visited: 5/27/2009

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Historic FortsFORT McCLARY ~ Kittery, ME U.S.A.

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Fort McClary was a defensive fortification of the United States military located along the southern coast of Maine at Kittery Point, the seaside district of Kittery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member CayenneTS

location: Maine

date approved: 11/15/2008

last visited: 5/10/2013

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Historic FortsMuiden Fortress - West Battery - Westbatterij Muiden

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On the water with a scenic view of Muiderslot, this fortress deserves a visit of it's own. Very impressive.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member CayenneTS

location: Netherlands

date approved: 11/15/2008

last visited: 7/26/2014

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Historic FortsSUTTER'S FORT ~ Sacramento, California U.S.A.

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Historic fort in Sacramento, CA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/1/2008

last visited: 6/8/2014

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Historic FortsFort Henry - Studland, Dorset, UK

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This old fort was built to protect our coastline during the World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2008

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort William Henry - Lake George, New York

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Short but significant history, figures prominently in literature.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: New York

date approved: 9/6/2008

last visited: 7/23/2014

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Historic FortsFORT WILLOW ~ Barrie, Ontario CANADA

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Fort willow was constructed in haste during the war of 1812 to protect vital supply lifelines to British troops fighting in Michigan and lake Superior.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Juicepig

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/29/2008

last visited: 10/12/2013

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Historic Forts"Forte de São João Baptista das Berlengas" - Berlenga Grande, Peniche, Portugal

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The Forte de São João Baptista das Berlengas (Fort of Saint John the Baptist) is located in the Berlenga Grande island, archipelago of the Berlengas, Peniche, Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geo_kawaii

location: Portugal

date approved: 8/24/2008

last visited: 7/9/2011

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Historic Forts"Fort Robert L. McCook" - Middlesboro, KY

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Fort Robert L. McCook, called Fort Rains by the Confederates, was a Civil War fort built to defend Cumberland Gap. It exchanged hands four times during the war. It is located in the Cumberland Gap National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/9/2008

last visited: 8/19/2012

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Historic FortsCastle Clinton Battery Park New York

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Located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island, Castle Clinton represents not only the growth of New York City, the the growth of a Nation. First intended to keep out a British invasion in 1812, the Castle has transformed over the years to welcome theater goers, immigrants, sightseers and now millions of visitors to New York Harbor

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4

location: New York

date approved: 8/4/2008

last visited: 8/20/2014

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Historic FortsFort Macon - Atlantic Beach, NC

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FORT MACON stands stately and weathered on an island at the southerly end of the outer banks of North Carolina. It is one of the finest examples of the many coastal forts constructed along the Eastern Seaboard of the United States after the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GA Cacher

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/24/2008

last visited: 4/18/2015

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Historic FortsFort Yellowstone - Mammoth, WY

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Located at the northern entrance to Yellowstone National Park in Mammoth, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/15/2008

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Historic FortsFt Amsterdam, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

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Fort Amsterdam, built in 1631 on a peninsula between Great Bay and Little Bay, was the first Dutch military outpost in the Caribbean.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member LAUGHOK

location: Saint Martin

date approved: 6/4/2008

last visited: 3/15/2014

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Historic FortsFort Toulouse - Wetumpka, Alabama

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Located in Fort Toulouse State Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/27/2008

last visited: 7/19/2013

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Historic FortsFt. Barrancas - Pensacola Naval Air Station, Florida

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A US fort located on the grounds of Pensacola Naval Air Station in an area known as Warrington. National Park Service currently runs a tour guide program and mans an information building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Wild Road

location: Florida

date approved: 4/12/2008

last visited: 12/30/2014

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Historic FortsThe Las Vegas Mormon Fort - Las Vegas, NV

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The Las Vegas Mormon Fort is located in the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Nevada

date approved: 4/11/2008

last visited: 7/22/2014

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Historic FortsFort McAllister - Richmond Hill, GA

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Fort McAllister State Historic Park is home to the best-preserved earthwork fortification of the Confedracy. The fort is open every day except Christmas 8:00AM-5:00PM. It is located east of Richmond Hill, GA on Fort McAllister Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Georgia

date approved: 4/11/2008

last visited: 4/4/2014

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Historic FortsHalifax Citadel - Halifax NS, Canada

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Halifax was one of four principal overseas naval stations in the British Empire. This system now known as the Halifax Defence Complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 3/22/2008

last visited: 8/4/2006

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