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View of Fort Matanzas as seen from the North-Northeast

View of Fort Matanzas as seen from the North-Northeast

This is a view of Fort Matanzas, from the north-northeast. The footprint of the fort is 50 feet by 50 feet. The watchtower is 30 feet high and there is a flag pole and chimney on the observation deck. There are two windows on the north wall. The top window is for the officer’s quarters and the bottom window is for the solder's quarters. In addition, there are three loopholes in the south wall allowing for ventilation, light and firing of muskets at attackers. The fort is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as Fort Matanzas National Monument.
Galleries: Fort Matanzas, Forts and Fortifications, St. Johns
Keywords: Fort Matanzas National Park, Forts, National Monument, Saint Augustine, Spanish fort, St. Augustine, fort, matanzas, window
Photo Location: Fort Matanzas National Monument, St. Johns County, Florida
Photographer: Dr. Roy Winkelman
Date of Photo: 12/17/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.004
F Number: 9
Original Dimensions: 5616×3744
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 29°42′55″N 81°14′21″W
Picture Number: 26720