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This photograph of a drawing shows Pemaquid Point, August 26, 1869. 'Fort Frederick; built by British 1692; destroyed by Indians and French under Iberville in 1696; repaired but again destroyed by residents of Bristol, Me., shortly before American Revolution.; known at various times as Fort William Henry, Shurt's Fort, Pemaquid Fort, and Fort Charles.'
--From Roberts, R.B. Encyc. hist. forts, c1988.
About This Item
- Title: Pemaquid Point, August 26, 1869
- Creator: Wood, Joseph
- Creation Date: 1869
- Subject Date: 1869
- Town: Bristol
- County: Lincoln
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 12 cm x 23 cm
- Local Code: GA105
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Forts and fortifications--United States--Maine--Bristol
- Shurt's fort
- Forts and fortifications--British--Maine--Bristol
- Fort William Henry (Pemaquid Point, Me.)
- Pemaquid Point (Bristtol, Me.)
- Fort Charles
- Fort Frederick (Me.)
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