U.S. Shot Furnace

U.S. Shot Furnace (HMVC0)

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

N 29° 53.87', W 81° 18.666'

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This structure is a hot shot furnace for heating cannon balls to be shot at wooden vessels and to set them on fire. It is part of the water battery built by the U.S. (1842-44) when this side of the moat was filled in and guns were mounted on the stone arcs behind the sea wall.
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HM NumberHMVC0
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 8:58pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 469964 N 3307505
Decimal Degrees29.89783333, -81.31110000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 53.87', W 81° 18.666'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 53' 52.20" N, 81° 18' 39.96" W
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Area Code(s)904
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 S Castillo Dr, St Augustine FL 32084, US
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