St. Charles Bastion

St. Charles Bastion (HMV6Z)

Location: St Augustine, FL 32084 St Johns County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 53.881', W 81° 18.675'

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Baluarte de San Carlos

Here in 1740 the sentry rang the alarm whenever he saw a puff of smoke from enemy cannon across the bay. It was the signal for prayer.

Only two men in the fort were killed during the 27-day bombardment.
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 1:13pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 469949 N 3307525
Decimal Degrees29.89801667, -81.31125000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 53.881', W 81° 18.675'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 53' 52.86" N, 81° 18' 40.50" W
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Area Code(s)904
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21 Water St, St Augustine FL 32084, US
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