Indian Prisoners

Indian Prisoners (HMVBP)

Location: St Augustine, FL 32084 St Johns County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 53.88', W 81° 18.687'

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The fort was a prison for several hundred Plains Indians in 1875-78 (Comanche, Kiowa, Arapahoes, and Cheyenne) and in 1886-87 (Chiricahua Apaches). Originally confined in these casemates, they were soon moved to the terreplein to live in wooden structures or tents. Educational work with the Indians that began here eventually led to the founding of Carlisle Indian School.
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 3:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 469930 N 3307523
Decimal Degrees29.89800000, -81.31145000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 53.88', W 81° 18.687'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 53' 52.80" N, 81° 18' 41.22" 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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