The Famous Secret Dungeon, Fort Marion - St. Augustine, Florida - Postcard, c. 1910s


(5 1/2 x 3 1/2 In) This is an original antique W. J. Harris Co., C. T. American Art postcard from the 1910s. It shows a soldier pointing at the wall in "The Famous Secret Dungeon" at Fort Marion in St. Augustine, Florida. 

"This dungeon in the northeast bastion was accidentally discovered by Lieut. Tuttle in 1833. The entrance having been walled up so carefully as to almost baffle discovery. In this dungeon were found crumbled bones, a report of the finding of which is now on record in the War Department. The room is 20 ft. long, 13 ft. wide and 7 ft. high."

The postcard is unused and is in GOOD condition, wear at the edges, blunted corner tips, small crease at one corner, paper loss at the back side edges. 

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