The Builders were Human

The Builders were Human (HMV9S)

Location: St Augustine, FL 32084 St Johns County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 53.89', W 81° 18.715'

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In 1682, a new engineer found that this bastion had been built 3 feet too low! By 1686, such mistakes were corrected. Labor for the fort included 100 Indians and Spaniards, plus a few convicts and slaves. Indian laborers got 20? per day; masons, $2.40; master workmen, $4.00. Construction lasted from 1672 to 1696. The rooms were rebuilt in 1738-39 and 1752-56.
HM NumberHMV9S
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 8:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 469885 N 3307542
Decimal Degrees29.89816667, -81.31191667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 53.89', W 81° 18.715'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 53' 53.40" N, 81° 18' 42.90" W
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Area Code(s)904
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 S Castillo Dr, St Augustine FL 32084, US
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