Both Fort Matthew and neighboring Fort Frederick are on Mount Helicon, more commonly called Richmond Hill. At an elevation of over 700 feet, you can see why this position was chosen to build military defenses. It provides a sweeping panoramic overlook. In the foreground is the Town of St. George’s. On the left is the St. George’s Inner Harbour. Top center is the Grenada Cruise Ship Terminal. In the upper right corner is the new Parliament Building.