Fort Jefferson is a massive but unfinished coastal fortress. It is the largest masonry structure in the Americas and is composed of over 16 million bricks. The Dry Tortugas are part of Monroe County, Florida, United States. This man-made wonder has been used in some beautiful pictures.Dry Tortugas National Park is historic Fort Jefferson on the island of Garden Key.The Seaplane Charter 70 miles west to this snorkeling paradise, whose crystal clear waters allow you to easily view the exotic underwater species of fish and coral.
Enjoy the calm, warm island breeze as you beachcomb on some of the prettiest white sand beaches in the world at Fort Jefferson, Key West. Fort Jefferson is on the Dry Tortugas island of Garden Key and is a Great American landmark! Construction of the fort began in 1846, lasted 30 years, and was never completed. Its original purpose was to protect this strategic sea location along the world’s busiest shipping routes as the United States expanded into the Caribbean.