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Fairhaven in Bristol County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Fort Phoenix

 
 
Fort Phoenix Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, November 23, 2011
1. Fort Phoenix Marker
Inscription.
Built for harbor defense
in 1775
Destroyed by the British
September 6th 1778
Later rebuilt and now
the property of
the town of Fairhaven

 
Erected 1930 by Fort Phoenix Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution of New Bedford Mass.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 37.455′ N, 70° 54.131′ W. Marker is in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is on Fort Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairhaven MA 02719, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Phoenix (here, next to this marker); Revolutionary War Cannon (here, next to this marker); Major Israel Fearing (a few steps from this marker); Donald R. Bernard (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Fort Phoenix (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Phoenix
Fort Phoenix image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, November 23, 2011
2. Fort Phoenix
(within shouting distance of this marker); William Bradford (approx. 0.6 miles away); Merrill's Wharf (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairhaven.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Phoenix image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, November 23, 2011
3. Fort Phoenix
Fort Phoenix Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
4. Fort Phoenix Marker
View of the marker affixed to the remains of the upper southeast corner of the fort's powder magazine.
Fort Phoenix image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
5. Fort Phoenix
The featured marker can barely be seen, affixed to the upper southeast side of the powder magazine, seen on the right side of the fort.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 642 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.   4, 5. submitted on September 4, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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