Fort Allen, Portland, ca. 1900

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Fort Allen, Portland, ca. 1900

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Description

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.

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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

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