Fort Beauséjour


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Beauséjour, Fort:

see Fort BeauséjourFort Beauséjour
, N.B., Canada, near Amherst, N.S. Built by the French between 1751 and 1755 to command Chignecto isthmus between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, it was captured (1755) by British and American troops under General Monckton and was renamed Fort Cumberland.
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, N.B., Canada.

Fort Beauséjour

(bōsāzho͞or`), N.B., Canada, near Amherst, N.S. Built by the French between 1751 and 1755 to command Chignecto isthmus between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, it was captured (1755) by British and American troops under General Monckton and was renamed Fort Cumberland. It is now Fort Beauséjour–Fort Cumberland National Historic Site.
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