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Fort Western and Block House, Augusta, ca. 1938

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Fort Western and Block House, Augusta, ca. 1938

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The caption reads, "Fort Western and Block House, built 1754, Augusta, Maine." Fort Western was built as a trading post along the Kennebec River.

The Tichnor Brothers printing company published this type of postcard about 1930-1945. It was part of the Tichnor Brothers Maine series of postcards that they created to bolster tourism, in Maine.

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  • Title: Fort Western and Block House, Augusta, ca. 1938
  • Creator: Tichnor Bros., Inc.
  • Creation Date: circa 1938
  • Subject Date: circa 1938
  • Town: Augusta
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Linen texture postcard
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Collection: The Tichnor Brothers Collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
(617) 859-2039

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