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This detail shows the construction used in building Fort Halifax located in Winslow.
Built in 1754, the 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. It was reconstructed after a flood in 1987.
About This Item
- Title: Detail of Fort Halifax, Winslow, ca. 1930
- Creation Date: circa 1930
- Subject Date: circa 1930
- Town: Winslow
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 8 cm x 10 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--Winslow
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Building construction--Maine--Winslow--Fort Halifax.
- Fort Halifax--Building construction--Photographs.
- Forts and fortifications--Maine--Winslow.
- Maine--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
- United States--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763.
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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