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Cebu City, Cebú Province, Philippines
 

Fort San Pedro

 
 
Fort San Pedro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 20, 2013
1. Fort San Pedro Marker
Inscription.
The Fort of San Pedro, described in an official report of 1739, is triangular in shape and made of stone and mortar. The three bastions are
La Concepcion, San Ignacio de
Loyola
, and San Miguel
- Powder Magazine.


[Inscriptions in the stone above the fort’s main [west side] gateway:]

Fuerza de San Pedro, 1565
Sereformo, Año, 1833
Siendoalca lndem
Dnmaniro …
[Coat of Arms of the Spanish monarch]

Note also, a statuette of the Santo Niño in the upper niche – placed in celebration of Cebu City’s annual Sinulog Festival
 
Erected 1939 by Philippine Historical Commission.
 
Location. 10° 17.553′ N, 123° 54.338′ E. Marker is in Cebu City, Cebú Province. Marker is on A. Pigafetta Street just south of Legaspi Ext. when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cebu City, Cebú Province 6000, Philippines.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Antonio Pigafetta (within shouting distance of this marker); 400 Years of Continuing OAR Presence (about 120 meters away, measured
The gateway to Fort San Pedro - with assorted inscriptions image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 20, 2013
2. The gateway to Fort San Pedro - with assorted inscriptions
in a direct line); The Cross of Magellan (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  Fort San Pedro. (Submitted on April 14, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
Fort San Pedro image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 20, 2013
3. Fort San Pedro
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 444 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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