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Fort Barrancas

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Address: Pensacola Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL
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Located in the Pensacola Naval Station, this is the site of the first U.S....

Located in the Pensacola Naval Station, this is the site of the first U.S. Naval yard that was built in 1821.

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Walking through is a good way to remind us how we got here. There 's lots of information posted throughout to read as you walk around the fort

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Pensacola, Florida
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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walking through is a good way to remind us how we got here. There 's lots of information posted throughout to read as you walk around the fort

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Pensacola, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Living in the area, took time to visit as many of the landmarks as possible. The Fort is a historical place and was truly enjoyable to learn about it from the tour guide. I was able to take many photos and have enjoyed looking back at them.

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Small fort, well preserved. Lots of history. Fun to explore. Beautiful views of the bay. Plenty of photo ops.

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Freeport, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got done eith the air museum and the kids still had some energy to burn off. We spent a few hours exploring the fort and the tunnels. Great old time outdoor family fun!

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Conway, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to see with nice views. Great place to teach children history. Also a good place to let kids explore and run off some steam.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fort has been restored and the structures are amazing. This is a kite shaped fort with different levels. The one with all the arches was quite an adventure just to walk through. Plenty of steps if you are up to them but still much to see. You can see Fort Pickens across the bay -- I'd recommend going there... More 

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Smyrna, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited many forts in my travels and this one certainly stands out as a favorite. The structure is enormous and must be explored. Give yourself at least an hour to walk the many halls and doorways. Takes plenty of pictures because a confederate ghost has been reported. Happy trails.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

walk the steps from 200 yrs ago. It is great for young kids to walk, view, and be out doors. A great young family place.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to see if you enjoy history and learning about the past. Incredible sights to see and know that this structure was built centuries ago.

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I come over here during the Summer and walk through the paths and the forts. Also brought my family here when they come to visit. My grandchildren love it.

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