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Old Fort Western, Augusta

(3.9/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
Old Fort Western (1754) National Historic Landmark is America's oldest surviving wooden French & Indian War era garrison in North America illuminating 300 years of Maine and New England History.
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  • one of the oldest forts along with fort Halifax for traders,Indians, must see when in area, explains Benedict Arnold expedition to canada  more »
  • I went as a child and still remember ! Great place to learn and experience history. Hands on and made fun. One of my favorite fielf trips. Staff is friendly and very infomrative. Highly reccomend !  more »
  • Worth a visit if you are in Augusta. Oldest fort in the country. Any repairs are done with historians and archaeologists that ensure period accuracy. Peter was an excellent tour guide and was engaging...  more »
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  • Good example of early colonial building practices and how early settlers lived. The Fort is open May 30th through October 10th.