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Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park

Highway 50, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96766-1875
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6 days ago
“Old fortification as a provisioning station for Russian - American trading ships”
1 week ago
“interesting”
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Highway 50, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96766-1875
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Old fortification on the coast, the outer boulder covered earth walls being all that remains. The fortification was used to secure a provisioning station for Russian - American ships trading between the American Northwest and Asia.

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The physical presence of the fort is a bit disappointing in that not much is there, but to view it and to think about the time in which it was used, who it was used by, and the conditions in Hawaii at the time make...More

Thank JPMcGuire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at this park. There is nothing there except a sign, some rocks and a restroom that need repair. We were there about three minutes.

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 13 October 2017

It may be the historic site of a once interesting Fort, but now there is nothing left. Pity. A few foundation stones and a state park plaque.

1  Thank Don C
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Not much of a fort, mainly ruins and only a quick stop. I would recommend reading on-line and not waste time stopping.

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the rock stairs and the overlook. I imagined times past and the battles that took place here.

Thank 840tonih
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit and get a little bit of local history in Hawaii it is not too hard to get to and well worth the trip the historical things you see there are amazing

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We stopped just a few minutes to take the time to eat a snack on our way back from Hanapepe Valley. Would not spend too much time to visit this historical site.

Thank ancas15
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is just the remains of what looks like a 10 foot winrow. Nothing really left. It's just an historic site really.

Thank Stamrish1
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Good stretch stop to learn a little bit about the Russian influence on the island. Great place to stop on the way back from visiting the Waimea canyon. Good historical information to give you context and a view of what the fort looked like in...More

Thank Jane G
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