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A pencil and paper sketch shows Fort Allen on Munjoy Hill in Portland as it appeared in 1845. Fort Allen sits on a hill at the east end of the Portland peninsula and provided good views of Portland Harbor. It was an important point of defense during the War of 1812.
About This Item
- Title: Fort Allen, Portland, ca. 1900
- Creator: Goodhue, Charles Quincy
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: 1845
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Pencil on paper
- Local Code: GA159
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Portland (Me.)--Description--Views.
- Forts and fortifications--Maine--Portland
- Fort Allen (Portland, Me.)
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