Fort San Carlos de Austria

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Fort San Carlos de Austria (1698-1719) - A Spanish Colonial fort from the first Spanish period established in 1698 on present day Pensacol Naval Air Station in Escambia County, Florida. Named for King Carlos II, Hapsburg King of Spain. Destroyed by the French in 1719.

Fort San Carlos de Austria Marker
Fort San Carlos de Austria Northeast Bastion Outline
Fort San Carlos de Austria Reproduction Northwest Bastion

Fort San Carlos de Austria History

Part of the Spanish colonial Fort San Carlos de Austria/Presidio Santa Maria de Galve complex established 21 Nov 1698 on a bluff above Pensacola Bay.

Fort San Carlos de Austria Plan from Site Historical Sign


Current Status

Partially reconstructed log palisade fort on active military installation, Escambia County, Florida. Access may be restricted.


Location: On Active military installation, Escambia County, Florida.

Maps & Images

Lat: 30.349155 Long: -87.29252

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Visited: 22 Apr 2013, 2 Jan 2012



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