1 edition of Fort Western on the Kennebec found in the catalog.
Written in English
|Other titles||Fort Western|
|Statement||by George Francis Dow|
|LC Classifications||F29.F68 D6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||59,  pages :|
|Number of Pages||59|
Fort Richmond was a British colonial fort near present-day Richmond Village, Pejepscot Proprietors and the Massachusetts Bay Colony built the fort in around on the western bank of the Kennebec River in response to Indian raids which eventually led to Dummer's War. Named for Ludovic Stewart, 1st Duke of Richmond, the fort included a blockhouse, trading post, chapel, officers' and. Fort Western is a former British colonial outpost at the head of navigation on the Kennebec River at modern Augusta, Maine, United States. It was built in during the French and Indian War, and is now a National Historic Landmark and local historic site owned by the city. Its main building, the only original element of the fort to survive, was restored in and now depicts its original.
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In addition to excellent fishing, whitewater rafting and canoeing, the Kennebec River is a delight to history buffs. Fort Western is a National Historic Landmark fort, store and house on the river in Augusta. It is New England’s oldest surviving wooden fort. Benedict Arnold used the fort as a staging area for his attack in Quebec in the. About Augusta A trading post was founded in by the Plymouth Colony. John Alden and Capt. Miles Standish, immortalized by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, were among the original settlers. In Fort Western was erected on the east bank of the Kennebec River/
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Fort Western on the Kennebec: The Story of Its Construction in and What Has Happened There (Classic Reprint) [George Francis Dow] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from Fort Western on the Kennebec: The Story of Its Construction in and What Has Happened There Bradford relates that Fort Western on the Kennebec book first the wampum stuck and it was two years before they could put of.
Old Fort Western - Augusta, Maine, Augusta. 1, likes 4 talking about this 2, were here. Old Fort Western National Historic Landmark, built inis the oldest surviving wooden French & /5().
Hotels near Fort Western: ( mi) Homewood Suites by Hilton Augusta ( mi) Maple Hill Farm Inn and Conference Center ( mi) Axell's Scandinavian Inn ( mi) Second Street Bed & Breakfast ( mi) Hampton Inn Augusta; View all hotels near Fort Western on Tripadvisor/5(). It still stands today at Old Fort Western, on the eastern bank at Cushnoc.
It also served as the mustering point for Arnold’s failed march on Quebec in Through many evolutions, the “fort” has been re-purposed several times during its life, including a civilian store, a private residence, and a rooming house.
Fort Western Living History Museum will remain closed and all activities cancelled as directed by the City of Augusta to help mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID). We will continue to provide updates on museum openings and program offerings through this website and our Facebook page as new information becomes available.
"A fascinating book with more suggestions of places along the Kennebec is Forgotten on the Kennebec: Abandoned Places and Quirky People by David Fiske. It is available on cbook The book includes offbeat places such as Fort Baldwin in Phippsburg, Swan Island in Richmond and the former Federal Arsenal in Augusta."4/5(1).
Fort Western on the Kennebec: the story of its construction in and what has happened there by Dow, George Francis, Pages: Fort Western: Ol but the kennebec Riverd Fort Western - See traveler reviews, 36 candid photos, and great deals for Augusta, ME, at Tripadvisor.5/5().
Fort Western on the Kennebec by George Francis Dow. Title Fort Western on the Kennebec. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the Rating: % positive.
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Fort Shirley was constructed in to promote English colonization of the lower Kennebec. Once Fort Richmond and Fort Shirley were settled and secured, according to Novak, Fort Western and Fort.
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Inthe Plymouth Colony Pilgrims sailed to the Kennebec River in hopes of establishing a trading relationship with area Indians. By the Pilgrims were operating a year-round trading post just south of where Fort Western now stands.
The Pilgrims made the voyage in a foof open-hulled, single-masted sailing vessel called a shallop. A replica of that vessel was designed from.
Desiring to inform General Wolfe of the progress of his cam- paign, dispatches were sent by Gen- eral Amherst in care of one Ensign Hutchins who traveled by way of Albany and Boston and reached Fort Western on the Kennebec on Aug.
17th, Photo, Print, Drawing Fort Western, Main Building, Bowman Street, Augusta, Kennebec County, ME Enlarge View 13 images in sequence. [ Photos from Survey HABS ME ].
Get this from a library. Fort Western on the Kennebec: the story of its construction in and what has happened there. [George Francis Dow]. Fort Halifax,from Collections of the Maine Historical Society, VIII On Sunday, Septemsix hundred Revolutionary War reenactors appeared in Winslow, Maine.
Some paddled the eighteen miles up the Kennebec River from Augusta in Author: Daniel J. Tortora. Old Fort Western - Augusta, Maine, Augusta.
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Location: Augusta, ME Kennebec County Buy Maine State flags at ! Country: United States of America Buy United States of America flags at ! N 44° ', W 69° 'Tags: Colonial Era, Forts and Castles, Man .Fort Halifax on the Kennebec. Northern Outpost for the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Fort Halifax, in Winslow, Maine, is a National Historic Landmark and the oldest blockhouse in the United States. The sketch at left, drawn by one of its builders, depicts the entire complex of Fort Halifax as it existed in