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The Awesome Forts of Florida that You Can Visit Today

I have developed an interest in the Forts of Florida since our recent encounter with the tiny winy Fort just south of St. Augustine. These are military sites you can find on the Florida Coast. Although some are not accessible by water, they are all open to the public with tours and museums.

There are twenty-three forts and military sites in Florida, seven in the Northwest, six in both the Northeast and Central Florida, and four in South Florida. These are places were you can find original structures, reconstructions, ruins, museums, or visitor centers.

Northwest Florida Forts

  1. National Museum of Naval Aviation – SITE – INFO
  2. Fort Barrancas – SITE – INFO
  3. Fort Pickens – SITE – INFO
  4. Air Force Armament Museum – SITE – INFO
  5. Fort Gadsden (“The Negro Fort”) – SITE – INFO
  6. Fort San Marcos Apalachee – SITE – INFO
  7. Mission San Luis – SITE – INFO

Northeast Florida Forts

  1. Camp Blanding – SITE – INFO
  2. Fort Clinch – SITE – INFO
  3. Fort Caroline – SITE – INFO
  4. Fort Mose – SITE – INFO
  5. Castillo de San Marcos (Fort San Marcos) – SITE – INFO
  6. Fort Matanzas – see our brief visit hereSITE – INFO

Central Florida Forts

  1. Fort Christmas – SITE – INFO
  2. Dade Battlefield – SITE – INFO
  3. Fort Cooper – SITE – INFO
  4. Fort Chokonikla/Paynes Creek – SITE – INFO
  5. Fort Foster – SITE – INFO
  6. Fort De Soto – SITE – INFO

South Florida

  1. East and West Martello Towers – SITE – INFO
  2. Fort Zachary Taylor – SITE – INFO
  3. Truman Little White House – SITE – INFO
  4. Fort Jefferson – SITE – INFO

Keep up with us to see our adventures and further posts related to these military and history sites. Moreover, we are looking forward to visiting as many as these sites by boat and sharing all related information.

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