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

St. Paul's Bastion

Baluarte de San Pablo

 
 
St. Paul's Bastion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 2, 2011
1. St. Paul's Bastion Marker
Inscription.  You are standing in a "bastion," looking along the "curtain" wall toward another "bastion." The angles are planned to expose attackers to cross fire from several walls.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and Castles.
 
Location. 29° 53.881′ N, 81° 18.707′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker can be reached from South Castillo Drive (State Road A1A), on the right when traveling north. Located at the parapet of Castillo de San Marcos. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Deadly Crossfire / Fuego Cruzado (here, next to this marker); Lines of Defense (a few steps from this marker); Weapons of War / Artillería (a few steps from this marker); British Quarters (a few steps from this marker); The Builders were Human (a few steps from this marker); Chapel of St. Mark (within shouting distance of this marker); Northern Defense Lines
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Indian Prisoners (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 24, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
St. Paul's Bastion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 2, 2011
2. St. Paul's Bastion Marker
St. Paul's Bastion image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 2, 2011
3. St. Paul's Bastion
From the outside of the castillo.
Curtain Wall between Bastions image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 2, 2011
4. Curtain Wall between Bastions
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 24, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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