Posted on 30th April 2017 / 273
Listing Type : Fort
Location : North America

Construction on Fort Pickens, FL begun in 1829 with it being completed in 1834. It was designed to defend Pensacola harbour and its construction required 21.5 million bricks.

Fort Pickens was one of only three forts found in the Southern States that was to remain controlled by Federal forces throughout the entire Civil War. The fort is further credited to having the Apache war chief imprisoned there from October 1886 to May 1887.

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