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Watch tower at night, Fort Marion, St. Augustine, Florida, circa 1930-1944

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Alternate title:Watch Tower (Night Scene) Fort Marion National Monument, St. Augustine, Florida, The Oldest City in the United States
Summary:View of the watch tower at Fort Marion. Caption reads: "From this tower Spanish soldiers watched night and day for the approach of enemies or ships bearing supplies. Flares were burned here at night when signals to friends were needed." Postcard number: 60893.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Boston
Temporal subject: 1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Florida
Geographical subject – Settlement:St. Augustine
Topical subjects:Forts & fortifications
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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