Fort Nuestra Señora del Rosario (Fort San Pedro)




Location: Iloilo City, Iloilo (Region VI)
Category: Structure
Type: Fortification
Status: Level II - With Marker
Marker Date: 1949 

Marker Text:
FORT NUESTRA SENORA DEL ROSARIO

SITE OF FORT NUESTRA SENORA DEL ROSARIO. BUILD IN 1617 AS A PROTECTION AGAINST PIRATES. IT WAS MADE OF MORTAR AND STONE AND WAS SQUARE IN SHAPE WITH FOUR BASTIONS. THE ONE FACING SOUTH WERE BUILT BY GENERAL JUAN DE MESA.



(Source: Historical Markers Region V-XII, National Historical Institute, 1994, Manila; p. 116)

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