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Fort Barrancas

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Fort Barrancas
Fort Barrancas
The site of Fort Barrancas has been involved in numerous events over the past five centuries. Starting in 1559 it was occupied by the Spanish and then it was destroyed by the French then was under British rule. From 1839-1844: it was under U.S. rule. In 1861 it was under Confederate rule. In 1862 the site was abandoned to the Union troops. From 1978-1980 Fort Barrancas is restored during an 18-month project and opened to the public as a National Historic Landmark.
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Kathy L. Clark
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/29/2007
    Very cool image Janet. Excellent light, comp and textures. I like your treatment as well.


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5/3/2009 2:50:53 PM

 
Christina N. Seuser
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/16/2007
 

Awesome image Janet, the texture and detail are wonderful.


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5/3/2009 3:57:27 PM

 
JudyAnn Rector
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/15/2008
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Excellent image, Janet... VERY captivating with the texture, shadow play and incredible depth!


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5/3/2009 6:19:42 PM

 
Janet Fikar
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/5/2005
 

As always, thank you for the encouraging comments. It is much appreciated.


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5/4/2009 1:08:44 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/23/2002
 

Terrific comp and detail Janet ~ thanks for the background history .. looks like an interesting place to visit!


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5/18/2009 3:15:00 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/20/2006
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Congratulations on your fine entry/finalist.


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6/19/2009 4:10:03 PM

 
Anne M. Young
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/27/2007
 

Congratulations - super capture! interesting history as well!


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6/19/2009 7:23:02 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz  

Congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist!


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6/20/2009 7:21:56 AM

 
Sharon   

CONGRATS JANET ON YOUR WINNER!!


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6/22/2009 3:06:05 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/12/2004
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Congratulations on your win Janet!


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6/22/2009 5:23:36 PM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
BetterPhoto Member Since: 12/19/2006
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A well deserved Gold, Janet. Huge congrats.


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6/26/2009 11:56:23 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Janet on your Win!!!


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8/19/2009 3:38:40 AM

 
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