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Martello Tower

1 local recommends
Location
Black River, Rivière Noire District
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Tuesday 9:30 AM

Tips from locals

Marie- Elisa Arielle
Marie- Elisa Arielle
October 11, 2018
Martello towers, sometimes known simply as Martellos, are small defensive forts that were built across the British Empire during the 19th century, from the time of the French Revolutionary Wars onwards. Most were coastal forts. They stand up to 40 feet high and typically had a garrison of one…