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

Fortress

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.  One purpose of the fort … Continue reading Fortress

Spring Break Day 5

Warning today's post has a lot of pictures. Well, Friday was the final day of the Kat & Chief's trip. After we checked out we headed to St. Augustine for a few hours before going to the airport. This was Kat's 2nd trip to Florida so she had already seen the Historic District. Chief hadn't … Continue reading Spring Break Day 5