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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 Forts"Abu Jifan" - Saudi Arabia

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This is a famous local landmark noted in Ionis Thompson's "Day Trips from Riyadh" book.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member me N u

location: Saudi Arabia

date approved: 12/4/2010

last visited: 5/20/2011

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Historic FortsFort Mott - Pennsville, NJ

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Fort Mott was part of a coastal defense system designed for the Delaware River in the late 1800s. The fortifications seen today at Fort Mott were erected in 1896 in anticipation of the Spanish-American War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/4/2010

last visited: 3/10/2012

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Historic FortsFort Hays - Hays, KS

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Estalished in June of 1867, Fort Hays was initially intended to protect Union Pacific railway workers from the Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member CerealBoxMonsters

location: Kansas

date approved: 12/4/2010

last visited: 4/1/2015

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Historic FortsGhazi Mustapha Fort, Djerba, Tunisia

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Ghazi Mustapha Fort

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Tunisia

date approved: 11/16/2010

last visited: never

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Historic FortsIcho Tower

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In 1781 the French invaded Jersey and were defeated at the Battle of Jersey, the Governor of Jersey, Henry Seymour Conway embarked on a project to build coastal defences to better protect the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mikecart

location: Jersey

date approved: 11/14/2010

last visited: never

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Historic FortsSeymour Tower (L'Avarison)

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In 1781 after the French invaded Jersey and were defeated at the Battle of Jersey, the Governor of Jersey, Henry Seymour Conway embarked on a project to build coastal defences to better protect the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mikecart

location: Jersey

date approved: 11/13/2010

last visited: 2/16/2015

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Historic FortsWilderness Road Blockhouse - Duffield, VA

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Recreated blockhouse in Natural Tunnel State Park shows protection against indian attacks for settlers gathering to travel the Wilderness Road into Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/13/2010

last visited: 1/11/2011

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Historic FortsFort Vasquez - Platteville, CO

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Fort Vasquez is a former fur trading post founded by Louis Vasquez and Andrew Sublette in 1835.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member CerealBoxMonsters

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/13/2010

last visited: 12/18/2013

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Historic FortsHistoric Fort do Pessegueiro

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A construção foi inicada pelo arquitecto Filipe Terzi em 1588 sob ordens do cardeal Alberto, vice-rei sob Filipe II (I de Portugal).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Setúbal, Portugal

date approved: 11/13/2010

last visited: 8/28/2007

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Historic FortsFort Phil Kearny - Story, WY

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Established in July 1866, this fort was used to protect emigrants along the Bozeman Trail from the Native tribes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member CerealBoxMonsters

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/11/2010

last visited: 6/18/2013

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Historic FortsCookham Wood Fort

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The remains of an old fort

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dave-harris

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/8/2010

last visited: 11/6/2010

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Historic FortsFort Vauban - Berques- Nord pas de Calais- France

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Fort buidings near the city of Bergues

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lopac44

location: France

date approved: 10/21/2010

last visited: 8/2/2010

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Historic FortsCitadelle Petersberg in Erfurt

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Here were among other things emperors Friedrich I Barbarossa, Napoleon and Friedrich William III.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Fire & Ice

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 9/29/2010

last visited: 3/8/2014

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Historic FortsBelém Tower - Lisbon, Portugal

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The Belém Tower or Torre de Belém was constructed in the 16th century and is considered one of the main works of the Portuguese late Gothic, Manueline style. The tower was used as a fortress until 1580.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 9/28/2010

last visited: 10/6/2010

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Historic FortsForte de São Sebastião - Horta, Portugal

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The remnants of the Forte de São Sebastião are located in the Angústias parish of the city of Horta on Faial Island in the archipelago of the Azores, Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal

date approved: 9/25/2010

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Historic FortsFort Monostor - Komárom, Hungary

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A part of a large fortification-system in the Hungarian shore of the Danube

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nebel.com

location: Hungary

date approved: 9/1/2010

last visited: 7/3/2013

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Historic FortsFt. Nonsense - Morristown, NJ

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A fort that was set above the city of Morristown, NJ. This fort was constructed during the revolutionary war. It is part of the Morristown National Historical Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geoczar1

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/20/2010

last visited: 8/30/2003

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Historic FortsFORT WELLINGTON -- Prescott, Ontario

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War of 1812 fort. Accurately re-constructed to the time of nearby Battle of the Windmill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/8/2010

last visited: 6/19/2013

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Historic FortsFort Simcoe

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A military fort at the base of Mt. Adams.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chiawana

location: Washington

date approved: 7/8/2010

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Napoleon - Ostende - W-Vl - Belgium

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Restored Napoleon fort in Ostende

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lopac44

location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 6/6/2010

last visited: 9/4/2013

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Historic FortsForte de Santiago da Barra - Viana do castelo - Portugal

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Forte Santiago da Barra, also referred to as the Castle of Santiago da Barra, located in Viana do Castelo, Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Viana do Castelo, Portugal

date approved: 5/20/2010

last visited: 12/14/2010

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Historic FortsBrean Down Fort - Severn Estuary

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An old military fort at the end of Brean Down looking over the Severn Estuary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Crabbes

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/20/2010

last visited: 8/30/2013

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Historic FortsFort de l'Alycastre - Ile de Porquerolles, France

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[FR] Cet ouvrage fut construit sous l'autorité de Richelieu (1633-1637). [EN] This fortification was constructed under the authority of Richelieu (1633 - 1637).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 5/12/2010

last visited: 8/29/2013

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Historic FortsFortress of Vardohus - Finnmark, Norway

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The northernmost fortress in the world was built at Vardø in 1307 and was rebuilt in the early 18th cent.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Neofytos

location: Finnmark, Norway

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: 9/20/2014

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Historic FortsCastello Sforzesco - Milan, Italy

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Construction on this Castle Fortress began in 1450

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lombardia, Italy

date approved: 5/5/2010

last visited: 7/3/2012

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