Fort Knox, Penobscot River, 1891

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Fort Knox, Penobscot River, 1891

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Description

Fort Knox was begun in 1844 of offer protection to the Penobscot River area following the Northeast Boundary dispute with Britain.

This half-tone photo-etched illustration comes from the book Pine Tree Coast by Samuel Adams Drake (Boston: Estes & Laurent, 189) p. 266.

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About This Item

  • Title: Fort Knox, Penobscot River, 1891
  • Creator: Drake, Samuel Adams
  • Creation Date: 1891
  • Subject Date: 1891
  • Town: Prospect
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 12 cm x 19 cm
  • Local Code: 917.41 D91
  • Object Type: Image

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