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St. Augustine in Saint Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ramp

Rampa

 
 
Ramp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 2, 2011
1. Ramp Marker
Inscription. This stairway, probably constructed between 1752 and 1756, replaced a smooth incline used to haul guns to the top of the fort.
 
Location. 29° 53.862′ N, 81° 18.689′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in Saint Johns County. Marker can be reached from South Castillo Drive (State Road A1A), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in the courtyard of the Castillo de San Marcos / Fort Marion. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Plaza-Courtyard (here, next to this marker); Well (a few steps from this marker); Firing Steps (a few steps from this marker); La Necesaria (a few steps from this marker); Pirate Attacks (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Augustine's Bastion (within shouting distance of this marker); Matanzas Bay (within shouting distance of this marker); British Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in St. Augustine.
 
Also see . . .  Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. NPS website. (Submitted on August 18, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, Castles
 
The Ramp image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 2, 2011
2. The Ramp
Marker located at the base of the ramp.
View from the Top of the Ramp image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 2, 2011
3. View from the Top of the Ramp
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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