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Old Fort at Pemaquid Beach

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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.

Other Information


  • Title: Old Fort at Pemaquid Beach
  • Creator: E.R. Standard Photo
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Bristol
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 22 x 28
  • Local Code: Photographs--Pemaquid
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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LC Subject Headings

Forts & fortifications--Maine--Bristol

Other Keywords

Colonial period
United States

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