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Fort Western, Augusta

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Fort Western is a former British colonial outpost at the head of navigation on the Kennebec River at modern Augusta, Maine, United States. It was built in 1754 during the French and Indian War, and is now a National Historic Landmark and local historic site owned by the city. Its main building, the only original element of the fort to survive, was restored in 1920 and now depicts its original use as a trading post.
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  • Looked around, school kids being toured. No one spoke to us, looked around and left. Not much to see...  more »
  • This fort was built in the 1700s next to the river and it looks now like it did back then. There are lots of folks here dressed up in period clothing, including soldiers, who help show what a...  more »
  • Tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. The history of the activity at the fort was very interesting. The antique furnishings of the actual occupants were a nice segway into the period in the 18th...  more »

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