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Subject > Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications > Fortified Sites > St. Andrews Blockhouse
It is June of 1812, and war has been declared between the United States and Great Britain! Tension has been simmering between these two nations for many years and for many reasons.
After the war ended in 1814, St. Andrews Blockhouse continued to be used as a barracks by the Royal Artillery.
reason for national historic significance.
Blockhouses were a common type of defense structure used throughout colonial North America