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St. Georges Fort plan, Phippsburg, 1607

St. Georges Fort plan, Phippsburg, 1607

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The full title of this plan of Fort St. Georges reads, "The draught of St. Georges Fort erected by Captayne George Popham Esquire one entry of the famous river Sagadahock in Virginia taken out by John Hunt the viii day of October in the yeare of our Lord 1607." The Sagadahoc River refers to that part of the Kennebec River between Merrymeeting Bay and the sea. This fort is in Phippsburg at the former Popham colony. This map is a 19th century facsimile of the original held at the Spanish archives in Simancas, Spain.

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