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These sketches show the buildings and site plan of Fort Halifax in Winslow, Maine. The middle engraving was created by Russell Richardson.
The original plan for Fort Halifax was drawn up under General John Winslow's command. The Fort had to be modified and made smaller due to the lack of manpower to build and later to actually man the fortification. The fort's construction took two years and was eventually manned by twelve.
About This Item
- Title: Sketches of Fort Halifax, three views, ca. 1875
- Creation Date: circa 1875
- Subject Date: circa 1875
- Town: Winslow
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: Photographs--Winslow
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Fort Halifax--Photographs.
- Forts and fortifications--Maine--Winslow.
- Maine--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
- United States--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763.
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