Augusta in Kennebec County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
Cushnoc Trading Post
1628 - 1661
voyage of the Pilgrims of Plymouth to
the ancient Indian village at Cushnoc
on the Kennebec River, 1625, and on
this site the establishment of their
fur trading post with the Indians, 1628,
John Howland in command, 1634.
This tablet erected by the
Society Daughters of Colonial Wars
State of Maine
Erected 1939 by the Maine Society, Daughters of Colonial Wars.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Colonial Wars marker series.
Location. 44° 18.919′ N, 69° 46.281′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Maine, in Kennebec County. Touch for map. Marker is on the Old Fort Western grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16 Cony Street, Augusta ME 04330, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1775 Quebec Expedition (here, next to this marker); Cushnoc Trading Post / Le Comptoir Commercial De Cushnoc (a few steps from this marker); Gunshots Reverberate on the Kennebec / Des coups de fusil résonnent sur le fleuve Kennebec (within shouting distance of this marker); Birds and Fish of the Kennebec Old Fort Western / Le vieux Fort Western (about 400 feet away); First Kennebec Bridge / Le premier pont du Kennebec (about 400 feet away); Sousa the nonpariel / L'incomparable Souza (about 500 feet away); Steamboat Landing / L'embarquement des bateaux à vapeur (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Also see . . .
1. Kennebec Indians (1887). (Submitted on November 30, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John Howland and Courage on the Kennebec in Maine. (Submitted on November 30, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.