Fort San Bernardo

Fort San Bernardo (HM1DDQ)

Location: Pensacola, FL 32501 Escambia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 25.474', W 87° 13.259'

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Site of Fort San Bernardo. Built by Don Bernardo de Galvez, Governor of Spanish Louisiana. From this Fort the Spanish bombarded the English-held Fort George; April 27, 1781 and Fort George surrendered May 9, 1781. 15,000 soldiers occupied Fort San Bernardo; 1,500-2,000 soldiers were stationed at Fort George. As a result of this battle all of Florida from the Apalachicola River to the Mississippi River passed from Britain to Spain.
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HM NumberHM1DDQ
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Year Placed1956
Placed ByThe J.C Penney Company
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 6:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 478777 N 3365853
Decimal Degrees30.42456667, -87.22098333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 25.474', W 87° 13.259'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 25' 28.44" N, 87° 13' 15.54" W
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Area Code(s)850
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1125-1199 N Spring St, Pensacola FL 32501, US
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