- Item 102429 - Fort Williams, Cape Elizabeth, ca. 1914
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- Item 102429
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Landscape photograph of Fort Williams in Cape Elizabeth at the start of the first World War. Established in 1872, the batteries were built in 1898. Ft. Williams served as a sub-post to Fort Preble located at Spring Point in South Portland.Show Details
Fort Williams became fully manned when WWI broke out, hosting Coast Artillery Corps and Maine National Guard in preparation for potential air raids coming from overseas.