Fort Allen, Portland, ca. 1900
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A pencil and paper sketch shows Fort Allen on Munjoy Hill in Portland as it appeared in 1845. Fort Allen sits on a hill at the east end of the Portland peninsula and provided good views of Portland Harbor. It was an important point of defense during the War of 1812.
- Title: Fort Allen, Portland, ca. 1900
- Creator: Goodhue, Charles Quincy
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: 1845
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Pencil on paper
- Local Code: GA159
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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