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Fort St. Catherine, St. George

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History Museum Historic Site
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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  • I wish I spent more time here, but I came to check it out at the end of the day. The view was spectacular! It was so much cooler inside than I had anticipated and on my next visit next time I will hav...  more »
  • Loved this place along our tour! The history of this island is unbelieveable. Some of my best pictures are from here!  more »
  • Worth the 20 minute hike from where the ferry docks. We shared the wide stretch of beach with at most a dozen people. Just as beautiful as Horseshoe Bay but so much more chill. Some nice pieces of sea...  more »

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