Fort Pulaski National Monument Georgia Classic Reprint
|Author||United States Department of Th Interior|
|Release Date||28 October 2017|
|Rating||4/5 from 21 reviews|
Excerpt from Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia Fearing an attack by their perennial enemies at St. Augustine during the French and Indian War, Colonial leaders advocated the construction of a fort on Cockspur Island to protect the growing port at Savannah. As a result Fort George, a palisaded log blockhouse and earthen fortification, was begun on Cockspur in 1761. This pioneer fortification upon Cockspur served as a protection for Savan nah harbor and intermittently enforced quaran tine and customs regulations until 1776, when it was abandoned upon the approach Of the British ﬂeet. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.