Roman Arch and Runway in Fort Marion

Roman Arch and Runway in Fort Marion St. Augustine Florida


Stock #: 426897
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: St. Augustine
State: Florida (FL)
County: St. Johns
Publisher: R. B. Allen
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Fort Marion, originally built in 1565, was destroyed in 1586 by Sir Francis Drake, and the present fort was finished in 1756. Many celebrated captives were imprisoned here; the closed door on the right hand side is the one that leads to the dungeon where, in 1836, the skeletons and the two large iron cages were found by a US Military engineer