Fort Halifax State Historic Site

Fort Halifax State Historic Site


Location:1 mile south of Winslow-Waterville bridge on US 201.
Activities:Picnicking.
Special Features:The oldest blockhouse in the US is all that remains of Fort Halifax, which was built in 1754 to protect colonial settlements along the Kennebec River. In 1987 the blockhouse was dismantled by flood waters, but boat crews recovered the log timbers and the blockhouse was reassembled the following year. It is designated as a National Historic Landmark. Open Memorial Day-Labor Day.
Address:c/o Bureau of Parks & Lands
106 Hogan Rd
Bangor, ME 04401

Phone:207-941-4014
Web: www.maine.gov/doc/parks/programs/db_search
Size: Less than 1 acre.

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