Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Discovering Fort Charlotte
You’ve probably already driven past it a few times, and didn’t even know what you were looking at.
Its heavy thick walls are cut from limestone.
A waterless moat surrounds it.
A panoramic view of New Providence Island beckons from the ramparts.
Built in 1787, it survived the days of slavery and was packed with people through post-American independence.
Its 10 cannons whisper secrets of thousands.
It was feared by the English and the French, yet never fired a shot in anger.
It’s Fort Charlotte - a little piece of Bahamas history that invites you to come and take a look
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