Top View: Colorful Patio and Restaurant in Historic Fort DeSoto Park.
Bottom View: The Mortars at For DeSoto.
In 1513, Ponce de Leon anchored off this Island and again in 1521 when he was attacked by Indians and received the wound that later caused his death in Havana, Cuba.
The Fort was built in 1898 and armed with 8-12" mortars which never fired a single shot at any enemy.
Colorful Steam Engin and train passing the old Fort at Fort De Soto Park, Florida.