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“I wanted to like it”
Review of Hamilton Fort

Hamilton Fort
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Owner description: The remains of this 18th-century fort have a great view of Admiralty Bay.
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Level 5 Contributor
90 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“I wanted to like it”
Reviewed 28 February 2014

I actually feel bad about this, but there is not a fort by any normal definition of the word. There is a low rock masonry wall about 18" high facing the water. There are five small cannons. Our guide said that originally there was a single cannon at this site, and the others were placed at other strategic points to allow for cross fire. They were consolidated to make a better single tourist destination. There appears to be a permanent tee shirt vendor there as well. The view is quite nice, but this is (for most people anyway) not worth the effort to wak to, or the cost to get to by taxi.

Visited February 2014
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English first
Maumee, Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A Photographer's Delight”
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Great historical spot with a broad mix of photo opportunities! We were there during the golden hour before sunset. There are nice silhouettes to frame the end of the day.

Visited January 2014
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Oshawa, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Cannons and a view”
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Hamilton Fort is perched atop the north west point of Admiralty Bay and little remains of it but the cannons pointing out to sea. It's actually surprising that the cannons dated 1717 are still there and haven't been reclaimed for their metal content.
No real history can be learned from visiting the site, but it does afford a great view of the harbour and all the yachts moored there.

2 minute ride from town in a taxi or a fairly steep walk for those inclined to walk to it.

Visited January 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
197 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,322 helpful votes
“Is this the smallest Fort in the world”
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Must be the smallest fort in the world, just big enough to turn a car, the views are spectacular so this is a must trip, small vendor at top.

Visited November 2013
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Not worth the trip”
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Not for us, not that interesting. There are far better things to do with your time while on Bequia. I guess if you are a big history buff you might disagree with this but it was not the highlight of our holiday!

Visited June 2013
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Thank Nick C
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