St. George Fortified System

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St. George Fortified System is part of the Tentative list of Grenada in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

St. George Fortified System comprises the early 18th century defense system on the hills around Grenada’s capital St. George’s. Its eight forts were designed to mitigate internal Amerindian attacks and slave uprisings, as well as external European rival invasions. Three major forts have been restored and remain til today: Fort George, Fort Frederick and Fort Matthew.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
St. George Fortified System
Country
Grenada
Added
2004
Type
Cultural
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2004 Added to Tentative List

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