Shows the great history of the region over time and is a very interesting half day trip, many tunnels and areas to explore.
We visited Fort Barrancas while we toured the naval base. It closes early so go there first. It was a lot of walking up hill to see it as it is behind the visitors center. It is well maintained and has stairs and under ground tunnels to explore. There is no fee to see it and the visitor center sells... More
Note that this facility is open to visitors only on Saturday. It was okay when compared to other forts on the east coast but is not "excellent", I would rate it more like "average". We have visited many similar structures while on vacation and this one is a nice visit if you happen to be in the area. Educational for... More
Fort Barancas has been well cared for and preserved. The fort is part of a defensive network built in the 1800s to protect Pensacola Bay, a natural deep water port. The park ranger gives a tour of the fort - well worth it! Tourists were able to climb the stairs, wander through the undergraound tunnels, and stand on the parade... More
As close as one can get to the WALL in D.C. I have many friends, comrades, a younger brother, and a first cousin on the granite. For me, 173rd Abn Bde, all those we lost and love. Wonderful setting off the bay for all generations. Silence, warmth from the setting sun. Do not miss a chance to view and pray.... More
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