Fort George (Pensacola, Florida)

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Fort George site
Pensacola Fort George01.jpg
Fort reconstruction
Fort George (Pensacola, Florida) is located in Florida
Fort George (Pensacola, Florida)
Fort George (Pensacola, Florida) is located in the US
Fort George (Pensacola, Florida)
Location Pensacola, Florida
Coordinates 30°25′7″N 87°13′2″W / 30.41861°N 87.21722°W / 30.41861; -87.21722Coordinates: 30°25′7″N 87°13′2″W / 30.41861°N 87.21722°W / 30.41861; -87.21722
Area less than one acre
NRHP Reference # 74000620[1]
Added to NRHP 8 July 1974

Fort George was a British fort built in 1778 for the protection of Pensacola, Florida. The Spanish captured it in Siege of Pensacola on 10 May 1781 (American Revolutionary War).

The fort no longer exists, though part of it was later recreated to mark its original location. This reconstruction is part of the Fort George Memorial Park, which is in the North Hill Preservation District. The park is located on La Rua and Palafox Streets.

The site was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on 8 July 1974.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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