Fort Halifax, Winslow, 1864

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Fort Halifax, Winslow, 1864

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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.

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  • 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

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Maine Historical Society
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