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Fort St. Catherine, St. George

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History Museum
Travel across moat and drawbridge to reach Fort St. Catherine, one of the first coastal fortifications that English settlers built in the Americas. An impressive historical site, its construction first began in 1612 from timber, quickly replaced by stone in 1614 and rebuilt 5 times in its lifetime, the most recent at the end of the 19th century. FIve eighteen ton canons protect the fort, which overlooks Achilles Bay and St Catherine boasting dramatic views. It now acts as a museum housing an extensive collection of artefacts, photographs and displays-- come here to learn the history of Bermudian military in a World Heritage Site. For travelers who use our international travel planner, St. George holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Fort St. Catherine and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Interesting fort built by the British. Learned how the heavy Learned that charges were made to sail projectiles thru the air, not cannonballs as were used earlier.  more »
  • The fort itself was inexplicably closed when we visited, even though we went during the posted hours, but the walk from town was worth it for the views alone. Pretty walk, but make sure you have decen...  more »
  • There are other forts on Bermuda, but Fort St. Catherine offers a pristine beach in addition to well preserved Victorian fortifications. A comfortable stroll from St. George Town center.  more »