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Built in 1754, this blockhouse was the only remaining structure of the larger complex called Fort Halifax. The fort was built in the Maine wilderness of present-day Winslow just before the French and Indian Wars.
The artist for this work was James Hamilton Shegogue (1806-1872), a native of Charleston, South Carolina.
About This Item
- Title: Fort Halifax, Winslow, 1864
- Creator: Shegogue, James Hamilton
- Creation Date: 1864
- Subject Date: circa 1864
- Local Name: Fort Halifax
- Town: Winslow
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Oil on wood
- Dimensions: 81 cm x 98 cm
- Local Code: A86-895
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Forts & fortifications--Maine--Winslow
- Fort Halifax (Winslow, Me.)
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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