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Fort Fincastle

Fort Fincastle

Fort Fincastle

Fort Fincastle (top of Elizabeth Avenue hill, south of Shirley Street, Nassau, New Providence Island) — this Fort was constructed of cut limestone c. 1793 and strategically placed atop Bennet’s Hill to protect historic Nassau town and harbor; it was built under the governorship of John Murray, also called Viscount Fincastle, in the shape of a paddle-wheel steamer. Daily guided tours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Donations appreciated. Call (242) 356-9085 for more details.