It was built to protect #Orenjastad from #pirates 😮 #aruba #fortzoutman

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Fort Zoutman (Dutch pronunciation: [fɔrt ˈsʌutmɑn]) is a military fortification at Oranjestad, Aruba. Built in 1798 by the Dutch army, it is the oldest structure on the island of Aruba. The Willem III Tower was added to the west side of the fort in 1868. The fort and tower were restored and re-opened in 1983 as the Historical Museum of Aruba.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Zoutman