Title

Built in 1754 to withstand Indian attack, Fort Western in Augusta is the oldest

Source

Down East

Date

4-1-1995

Pages

62-65, 106

Abstract

Built in 1754 to withstand Indian attack, Fort Western in Augusta is the oldest surviving wooden fortification in New England. Today its period-costumed staff recreate eighteenth-century life as a dynamic history lesson for the fort's 15,000 annual visitors. Details, directions to eight other Maine forts open for visiting.

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