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Fort Halifax National Historic Site
 
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By Cosmos Mariner, July 2, 2017
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1Maine (Kennebec County), Winslow — Fort Halifax Park
Native Americans inhabited this site at the confluence of the Kennebec and Sebasticook Rivers from at least 5000 years ago, until 1692. A pilgrim trading post was also located on this site in the 1650s. Located within Fort Halifax Park is . . . Map (db m116136) HM
2Maine (Kennebec County), Winslow — Fort HalifaxOldest Blockhouse in the United States
This blockhouse is the only building that remains of a larger fort complex, built by British-Americans in 1754-1755, to defend the upper Kennebec River Valley from possible attack by the French and their Native American allies. The . . . Map (db m116133) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
Jun. 18, 2021