Fort Western, 1754

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Fort Western, 1754

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Description

Fort Western was built by the Plymouth Company in 1754 on a point of land on the banks of the Kennebec River formerly a trading post for the New Plymouth Company. It was named after an acquaintance of Governor Shirley's who lived in Sussex, England.

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About This Item

  • Title: Fort Western, 1754
  • Creator: Mathews
  • Creation Date: circa 1754
  • Subject Date: 1754
  • Town: Augusta
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: M Au45.2 1981
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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