Construction began in 1672. First it was Spanish, then British, then Spanish again, and lastly American.
|View from the "garita," or sentry box.|
|Alex Carter was here, day before New Year's Eve, 1883.|
|A now unintelligible message.|
|A man in uniform. I forget which uniform. I asked if I could take a picture and he posed for the camera.|
And this is Fort Matanzas, which was built in 1742 to defend the "back door" to St. Augustine and the Castillo de San Marcos. Sadly, we didn't have enough time to take the ferry over there.
|So many crabs!|
And that's the end of my road trip pictures, folks!
Thanks for following along!