TDZ Retrospective: Fortress

Originally posted January 9, 2011. Built between 1672-1695, the Castillo de San Marcos is still an imposing structure.  It was built by the Spanish to protect the town of San Augustine. It was constructed from coquina and built in a star shape. Despite numerous assaults and the town changing hands the fortress was never conquered.  … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: Fortress