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Fort de Windt, St. Eustatius
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Visit Fort de Windt, one of the Caribbean's best-preserved forts, which served as a defensive structure from 1756 until it was abandoned in 1815. Take in picturesque views over the Caribbean Sea and St Kitts toward the southeast. As you stroll around the fort, find rusty cannons scattered about, as well as two cannons looking out over the water. Find a sundial and step back to the 18th century as you use it to tell the time. See Fort de Windt and all St. Eustatius has to offer by arranging your trip with our St. Eustatius trip generator.
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  • Fort Davis is located at the end of the road on the edge of the island. You have beautiful view on St. Kitts. If you're proposing here how to apply three centuries there has gone the place comes to life. Read the documentation and let your imagination do the work!
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  • There are several forts on the island. The one at the city is fort orange. Nice view, renovated cannons and the tourist office. There are a few plaques to proud to show that the island of Statia as first America accepted as country. Within a minute or 20 you have it all.
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  • It is from this place thet St Eustatius wa sthe first place in the world to recognize the USA as an independant state/ Around the fort there are several memorial plaques describing how this took place...  more »