Item 7801 - Old Fort at Pemaquid Beach

Item 7801 - Old Fort at Pemaquid Beach
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Item 7801
Old Fort at Pemaquid Beach
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The fort at Pemaquid Beach in about 1900.

The British built Fort Frederick in 1692. Indians and French soldiers destroyed it in 1696.

The fort was repaired, but destroyed again by Bristol residents shortly before the American Revolution.

It also was known as Fort William Henry, Shurt's Fort, Pemaquid Fort, and Fort Charles.

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