Built 1808 as one of four batteries, blockading the waters of The Little Belt against British vessels during the Napoleonic Wars 1807-14. Vasnæs Battery was refortified 1848 in the first Schleswig War (1848-50) and finally 1864 in the second Schleswig War.
The Vasnæs Battery is listed as a National Heritage Site since 1971 and restored in 1999.
Source: Middelfart Museum/Middelfart Kommune
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