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Fort Independence

  • Fort Independence, United States
  • 2080 William J Day Boulevard
    Boston, MA 02127, USA
     
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  • +1 617 727 5290 
    Fort Independence is the eighth fortification built during the existence of this place fortifications. Whoever owned this building was the owner and the entire coast. The history of the fort has its origins from 1634, when the built the first castle. This happened 15 years since the introduction of the first settlers here. With such strategic importance, the fort was repeatedly destroyed and then rebuilt again. Over the years of its construction is the period from 1834 to 1851.

    Fort often served as a prison. Among the famous prisoners was Pierre Mesana kids Baptist, which is held from 1702 to 1706.

    Now this is a nice place in all respects for recreation. Fresh sea air and beautiful views will not leave anyone indifferent. Most of the facilities covered rocky soil. On the south Boston, Fort connects wooden bridge. The fortress itself is located three miles from Boston Harbor.

    Fort nowadays included in the Register of Historic Places. Currently, there are free tours of the Fort Independence for tourists. Fort and what is around him Historical Park - a great place for walking, jogging and relaxing pastime. Best time to visit the fort - from May to September, because at that time he was working with the dawn to dusk.
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