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“Fort Amsterdam is Dump, littered with trash” 1 of 5 stars
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Fort Amsterdam
Great Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
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Type: Historic Sites
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Toronto, Canada
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“Fort Amsterdam is Dump, littered with trash”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2004

Its pretty obvious that St. Maarten (dutch side) thinks very little of their historic past. To even get to Fort Amsterdam you need to walk through a resort to reach it.

The actual fort is very poorly maintained. There is trash and beer bottles every where. There is no historical information anywhere either. The cannons were extremely rusted and everything else where was in dissarray.

Compare this fort to the French Fort and its a world of difference, over on the french side their Fort Louis is well maintained and it is obvious they take some pride in it and their history.

Fort Amsterdam is a shame, to let a peice of history go to waste like that is very sad.

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