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Tag: Castillo de San Cristobal

The Castillo de San Cristobal

The island faced many aggressors during the four hundred years that Spain held the land. The French battled from the sea in 1528. The English were defeated in 1595, but took control of the island for 65 days during a second invasion at Fort San Felipe del Morro in 1598. Illness forced their departure. The Dutch, a common foe, attacked in 1625, but were … Read More The Castillo de San Cristobal

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