Biddleford in York County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
A Stone Fort
place near the banks of the Saco
River as a refuge from the Indians
Erected 1907 by Rebecca Emery Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Forts and Castles • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1693.
Location. 43° 29.562′ N, 70° 27.111′ W. Marker is in Biddleford, Maine, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Maine Route 9) and Emery Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Marker is on the wall of the large former Laconia Mills building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Biddeford ME 04005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Saco in 1693 / Le Fort Saco en 1693 (here, next to this marker); Biddeford Maine Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sarah Fairfield Hamilton, 1831-1909Dr. Laura Black Stickney, 1879-1961 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jacob Cochran, 1782-1836 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Samuel Brannan and the Gold Rush (approx. 0.7 miles away); Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away).
Also see . . . Fort Saco. (Submitted on May 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 682 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.