CITY GATES AND EARLY DEFENSES
OF ST. AUGUSTINE
St. Augustine, being surrounded by water
on three sides, there was little danger of an attack
except from the
To guard against this, three lines of defense
were constructed across the peninsula from the Matanzas
San Sebastian Rivers.
At the north end of St.
George Street, less than ten minutes' walk from the
Plaza, stand these ancient pillars, the City
once the only entrance to the enclosed city. [ more