We took the kids today to see the Fort. They loved it. We are so lucky to live in an area that has so much history. Next time, I'd like to do the guided tour to learn more. The view is amazing.
About Fort Barrancas
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This is a civil war era fort near Pensacola that was occupied by the Confederates during the Civil War at one time. It is a relatively small fort, but is in very good shape. It has a few features that one doesn’t normally see in...More
Fort Barancas is a National Park Service location, so if you have kids, make sure they do the Junior Ranger Program. It is free, the kids learn and they get a certificate and pin when they finish . . . that is after they walk...More
The draw bridge a killing ground , where your imagination can see how an old world fort was defended . A brickwork labyrinth will take the tourist round to "Water Battery" where cannon balls where skipped across the water at wooden ships . ect ,ect
Come visit a fort that operated from the 1800's to World War II. And see a bit of southern history. Even Geronimo was housed here until his death.
What a lot of history this old fort has! Beautiful, peaceful grounds to tour at your leisure. Plaques to tell the history and explain what and why things exist. Park ranger tours available but were done for the day when we arrived but was able...More
A worthwhile stop on the way to the Naval museum. We stopped at the visitor center before walking up to the fort. Watched a short video about the fort. Received a short briefing and map of the fort and were on our way. The video,...More
This is a workout, but worth it. Lots of stairs and steep inclines, but you will be in awe of the American heroes that were brave enough to serve here. One caveat...be careful, as there are some bees that set up camp in some of...More