History framed

brick tunnel

Ancient time passage History framed brick by brick If these walls could talk Photo taken at Fort Pickens State Park, near Pensacola, FL. Built between 1829 and 1834, the fort was a key military installation during the Mexican-American War, the Civil War, World War I and II, guarding the entrance to Pensacola Harbor. From 1886 … Continue reading History framed

Batteries included

cannon at fort pickens Battery 234

It's been a while since I've been on a photo hike, and I've missed my wanderings. This weekend I trekked around Fort Pickens in Pensacola. I've visited the fortress many times, so I strayed from the stronghold itself, and instead hiked around trails at the outlying Langdon and 234 Batteries, which border the beach and meander through the marshes. … Continue reading Batteries included