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Fort San Carlos De Barrancas

Pensacola, Florida
County of Escambia.
Gulf Islands National Seashore
National Register Number: 66000263
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Defense - fortification. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: FL-1 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Gulf Islands National Seashore-NPS.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 9, 1960):
A semi-circular brick fortification, this fort was an important element in the defenses of Spanish Pensacola until Andrew Jackson captured it in 1814 in response to British-Spanish collaboration in the War of 1812.

The landmark is in good condition

There are no changes since the last report.

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