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Anton Ryzbak09 Jun 2019 6:40 p.m. PST


I just uploaded a photo walk-through of Fort Clinch on Amelia Island near Jacksonville Florida. Take a look if you are interested in a nearly perfectly preserved Third System fort link

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2019 4:52 a.m. PST

Thanks for posting.

Although I have visited the fort probably 4-5 times, it has been some time since the last visit. It is nice to refresh the memories, and to see the signs of the further restoration made by the Florida Park Service in the past 20 years.


Choctaw10 Jun 2019 7:59 a.m. PST

Yes, thanks for posting this. I've never visited Fort Clinch but feel like I have now.

Eleve de Vauban Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2019 8:33 a.m. PST

Wonderful pictures. Thanks for sharing.

Ferozopore10 Jun 2019 10:43 a.m. PST

Another restored Third System is Fort Knox, Bucksport Maine. It was begun in the aftermath of a crisis with Great Britain and was intended to protect the mouth of the Penobscot River. It contains several 15" Rodmans. I last visited 12 years ago and, alas, didn't take photos. There are photos at the web site link

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