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Fort Halifax, first built in 1754 by English settlers on the Kennebec River for protection from hostile Native Americans in the area around what is now Winslow, is a National Historic Landmark and the oldest blockhouse in the United States.
Although it was dismantled in a flood in 1987, the original logs were recovered and pieced back together. The fort is pictured here in the early 1900s.
About This Item
- Title: Fort Halifax, Winslow, ca. 1900
- Creator: Sawtelle, Frank B.
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Winslow
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 8.7 cm x 8.7 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Forts & fortifications--Maine--Winslow
- Fort Halifax (Winslow, Me.)
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