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Hull in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Fort Independence

 
 
Fort Independence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, December 23, 2011
1. Fort Independence Marker
Inscription. Dedicated July 14th by the Republic of France and the people of Hull in celebration of the United States of America bicentennial. In grateful tribute to the French sailors and marines who served and died at Fort Independence during the American Revolution.
 
Erected 1976.
 
Location. 42° 18.269′ N, 70° 54.205′ W. Marker is in Hull, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker can be reached from Fort Revere Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hull MA 02045, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hull ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery Bartlett ( approx. 1.6 miles away); The "Dark Arch" ( approx. 1.6 miles away); The Mess ( approx. 1.6 miles away); Enlisted Men ( approx. 1.6 miles away); Bastion C ( approx. 1.6 miles away); Political Prisoners ( approx. 1.6 miles away); Powder Magazine ( approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hull.
 
Regarding Fort Independence. Fort Revere was formerly Fort Independence until the name went to a new fort on nearby Castle Island.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Independence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, December 23, 2011
2. Fort Independence Marker
Backside of the marker in French
Fort now remodeled around 1900 by the Endicott Taft Coastal Defense Project image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, March 22, 2012
3. Fort now remodeled around 1900 by the Endicott Taft Coastal Defense Project
Boston Harbor Lighthouse in the distance image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, March 22, 2012
4. Boston Harbor Lighthouse in the distance
Fort Revere image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, December 23, 2011
5. Fort Revere
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 6, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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