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Location DB > Bermuda > St. Georges > St. Georges > Alexandra Battery
 Name
Alexandra Battery
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 Database Info
created by Radio2600 on 11/28/2022 2:56 PM
last modified by Radio2600 on 11/28/2022 3:33 PM
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 Overview
 Description
Concrete fortifications, a sea glass beach and a cave.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Repurposed
Accessibility: Easy
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 Physical Information
Address
Barry Rd
St. Georges, St. Georges
Bermuda
Owner: Government of Bermuda
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  •  Hazards
     Interesting Features
    The location consists of concrete fortifications, iron "Gibraltar Plates", a beach covered with sea glass and a small cave.
     Security Measures
  • locked gates
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1860
    Closed: 1945
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     History
    Alexandra Battery was built in 1860 to protect Bermuda from Spanish, French and American ships as a part of a chain of forts on the East end of the island. The concrete fortifications were added in 1900.

    The fort was active until 1922 and was also active during WWII.
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     Future Plans
    Will remain as a park.
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    Guns and Glass
    Mon, Nov 28th, 2022
    posted by Radio2600
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 11/28/2022 3:42 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Nov 28 22 at 15:42, Steed validated this location
  • on Nov 28 22 at 15:34, Radio2600 made this location available
  • on Nov 28 22 at 15:33, Radio2600 changed the following: Real Name, Notes for Mods, Owner, Type, Street Address, City, Province / State (please use full name), Country, Latitude, Longitude, Publically Viewable, History, Year Built, Year Closed, Status, Accessibility, Interesting Features, Security Measures, Media Coverage, Future Plans, Description, Web Links
  • on Nov 28 22 at 15:17, Radio2600 updated gallery picture Inside
  • on Nov 28 22 at 15:17, Radio2600 updated gallery picture Shell Hoist
  • on Nov 28 22 at 15:17, Radio2600 updated gallery picture Cartridge Hoist
  • on Nov 28 22 at 15:17, Radio2600 updated gallery picture Apron
  • on Nov 28 22 at 15:16, Radio2600 updated gallery picture Bastion
  • on Nov 28 22 at 15:16, Radio2600 updated gallery picture Shell Hoist
  • on Nov 28 22 at 15:16, Radio2600 updated gallery picture Historic Marker
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