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Keene in Cheshire County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Old Fort

 
 
The Old Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tony Farrick, September 25, 2012
1. The Old Fort Marker
Inscription. This boulder marks the site of the old fort built in 1738 by the early settlers of Upper Ashuelot as a refuge from the Indians. This memorial erected in 1906 by Ashuelot Chapter D.A.R. and Keene Chapter S.A.R.
 
Erected 1906 by Ashuelot Chapter D.A.R. and Keene Chapter S.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 55.577′ N, 72° 16.626′ W. Marker is in Keene, New Hampshire, in Cheshire County. Marker is on Main St. (New Hampshire Route 12), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 289 Main St., Keene NH 03431, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Road to Boston (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Meeting House in Upper Ashuelot (approx. 0.3 miles away); Deacon Josiah Fisher (approx. half a mile away); Jonathan Myrick Daniels (approx. half a mile away); Hampshire Pottery (approx. half a mile away); Keene Glass Industry (approx. 1.2 miles away); Pierce Shops (approx. 7.4 miles away); Park Hill Meeting House (approx. 9.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Keene.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
The Old Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tony Farrick, September 25, 2012
2. The Old Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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