Pemaquid Point, August 26, 1869

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Pemaquid Point, August 26, 1869

Purchase a reproduction of this item on


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.

View/Add Comments

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

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.