Bricks for the fort came from Pensacola until the Civil War. From then on, bricks were shipped in from Maine. There is distinct difference in color that marks the two phases. (Photo by Bonnie Gross).
Bonnie is co-founder of Florida Rambler.
She spent four decades searching for places to enjoy the natural beauty and fascinating history of Florida. After a long career at the Sun Sentinel, including as executive producer of its website, she started sharing her experiences here in 2010. She lives in Fort Lauderdale with her husband and travel partner David Blasco.
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