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

Ramp

Rampa

 
 
Ramp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1752.
 
Location. 29° 53.862′ N, 81° 18.689′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. It is in the Historic District. Marker can be reached from South Castillo Drive (State Road A1A), on the right when traveling north. Located in the courtyard of the Castillo de San Marcos / Fort Marion. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 S Castillo Dr, Saint Augustine FL 32084, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Plaza-Courtyard (here, next to this marker); Tidal Toilet / Limpiado por las mareas (a few steps from this marker); Well (a few steps from this marker); Firing Steps (a few steps from this marker); Pirate Attacks (within shouting distance of this marker); Reading the Cannon / Claves de cañones (within shouting distance
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of this marker); St. Augustine's Bastion (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cross of Burgundy: Symbol of Spain (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map 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.) 
 
The Ramp and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 2, 2011
2. The Ramp and Marker
Marker located at the base of the ramp.
View from the Top of the Ramp image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 2, 2011
3. View from the Top of the Ramp
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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