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Entrance to Fort Marion, St. Augustine, Florida, circa 1907-1914

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Summary:A postcard featuring the entrance to Fort Marion in St. Augustine, Florida, circa 1907-1914. Postcard No. 131. Caption reads: "Entrance to Fort Marion. Fort Marion an ancient fortress on the Matanzas River, is an important Spanish relic, formerly known as 'San Marco'. Originally built in 1565, it was destroyed by Sir Francis Drake in 1586, and the present fort was finished in 1756. This view shows the old Spanish coat-of-arms over the door."
Provider:R.B. Allen
Printing place:Europe
German Empire
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Florida
Place of origin – Settlement:St. Augustine
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
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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