Maine Frontier Forts Prior to 1902

Abagadusset, Fort, Maine – Near mouth of Kennebec River.
Androscoggin, Fort, Maine – On Androscoggin River.
Anne Run, Fort, Maine – At Castine.
Arrowsic Island, Fort on, Maine- Hammond’s Fort.
Ash’s Point, Fort, Maine- Near Goldsboro.
Augusta Arsenal, Maine – At Augusta.
Augusta, Fort at, Maine

Baileys Island, Garrison on. Maine – At Harpswell.
Bangs Island, Fort on. Maine – Called also Cushings Island and Fort Island.
Berry, Battery, Maine – On Great Diamond Island.
Berry, Camp, Maine – Near Portland.
Berwick, Fortifications at. Maine
Biddeford, Fortifications at Maine
Black Point, Fort at, Maine – Fort Scarborough.
Bowdoin, Battery, Maine – On Cushings Island.
Burdette, Camp, Maine – Near Fort Preble.
Burrows, Fort, Maine
Butlers Rock Battery at Maine- Mouth of Kennebunk River.

Camden Battery at, Maine.
Cape Neddick or Neddock Fort at Maine – In York County.
Casco Fortifications at, Maine.
Castine Battery, Maine – On Penobscot Bay, 9 miles from Belfast.
Castine Fort at. Maine.
Charles Fort, Maine – At Pemaquid.
Cony General Hospital, Maine – At Augusta.
Cow Island Battery on, Maine – Lincoln County.
Cox’s Head Fort at Maine.
Cushenoc Fort, Maine – On Kennebec River.
Cushing Fort at, Maine- In Lincoln County.
Cushings Island Fort on, Maine – Fort Levett.

Damariscotta Fortifications at Maine.

Eastern Branch National Home, Maine – At Togus.
East Point Battery, Maine – At Castine.
Eastport Fortifications at, Maine.
Edgecomb Fort Maine – At Wiscasset.

Fairfield Fort, Maine – On Aroostook River, in Aroostook County; not town of that name
Falmouth Defenses of Maine
Foster Fort, Maine – On Gerrish’s Island, Portsmouth Harbor.
Frankfort Fort, Maine – On Kennebec River, 16 miles below Augusta
Frederick Fort. Maine – Near Pemaquid, subsequent site of Fort William Henry: first named Fort George.
Friendship Fort, Maine.
Fry James B. Camp, Maine – At Augusta.
Furiense Battery, Maine – At Castine.

Georges Battery, Maine – On Georges River.
George (1) Fort, Maine – At Castine.
George, St. (1) Fort, Maine – At Thomaston.
George (2) Fort, Maine – At Pemaquid.
George, St. (2) Fort, Maine – On Kennebec River.
George (3) Fort, Maine – At Brunswick.
Georgetown Fortifications at, Maine
Gerrishs Island Fort on Maine – Fort Foster.
Gorges Fort, Maine – On Hog Island Ledge in Portland Harbor
Great Diamond Island Batteries on Maine – Batteries Weymouth, Honeycutt, Berry, and Thompson, in Portland Harbor.
Great Hog Island Battery on Maine – In Portland Harbor.
Griffith Battery, Maine – At Castine.

Half Moon Battery, Maine – At Castine.
Halifax Fort, Maine – Kennebec River, above Augusta.
Hammonds Fort, Maine – On Arrowsic Island, month of Kennebec River.
Hampden Batteries at, Maine
Hancock Barracks, Maine – At Houlton.
Harpswell Neck Defenses of, Maine – In Casco Bay.
Hill Fort, Maine
Hog Island Ledge, Fort on, Maine – Fort Gorges.
Honeycutt Battery, Maine – On Great Diamond Island.
Houlton Barracks at Maine – Hancock Barracks.
House Island Fort on Maine – Portland Harbor, opposite Fort Preble.
Hunnewell’s Point, Fort at Maine – Fort Popham.

Kendrick Battery, Maine – On Cushing Island, at Fort Levett.
Kennebec Arsenal, Maine – At Augusta.
Kennebec River (mouth of) Fortifications at Maine
Kennebunk Point Fortifications at Maine
Kent Fort, Maine – At junction of Fish and St. Johns rivers, Aroostook County; now town of that name
Keyes Camp, Maine, Near Augusta
Kittery Point, Fort at Maine – Fort McClary.
Knox Fort, Maine – At Bucksport

Larrabee Fort, Maine
Levett Fort, Maine – On Cushings Island, near Portland.
Lewiston Fortifications at Maine.
Lincoln Abe Camp, Maine – At Portland.
Loyal Fort, Maine – On Casco Bay.

Mackeys Island Camp on Maine – In Portland Harbor.
Madison Fort, Maine – At Castine.
Mary Fort, Maine – At Biddeford.
Mount Desert, Fort at Maine.

McClary Fort, Maine – On Kittery Point, Portsmouth Harbor.
Machias Fortifications at Maine.

Neutral Island Fort on Maine.
New Casco Fort, Maine – On Presumpscot River.
New Castle Fort at Maine.
New Dartmouth Fort at Maine.
New Gloucester Blockhouse at, Maine.
Norembega, Fort, Maine – On Penobscot River.
Norridgewock Fort, Maine.
North Island Fort on, Maine.
North Yarmouth Stockades at, Maine – On Royal River.

O’Brien Fort, Maine.
Oyster River, Maine – Fortified houses on.

Passamaquoddy Defenses of, Maine.
Pegypscot Falls Fort at, Maine.
Pemaquid Fort at Maine – Fort Charles.
Penobscot Fort, Maine.
Penobscot Bay and River Fort on, Maine – At the narrows of the Penobscot.
Pentagoet Fort, Maine – At Castine.
Pepperell Fort, Maine.
Point Fort, Maine – At Castine.
Popham, Fort, Maine – On Hunnewells Point, mouth of Kennebec River.
Porter Fort, Maine – At Castine.
Portland Head Fort at, Maine – Fort Williams.
Powers Camp, Maine – At Augusta.
Pownall Fort, Maine – At Castine.
Preble Fort, Maine – At Spring Point, in Portland Harbor.
Prince William Fort, Maine – At Pemaquid.

Richmond Fort, Maine – On west bank of the Kennebec, opposite Swan Island.
Robinsons Point, Battery at, Maine – St. Georges River.
Royal Fort, Maine – At Portland. {See Fort Loyal.)
Russel’s Garrison, Maine – At Dartmouth.

Saco Fort, Maine – On Saco River, near the falls.
St. Charles Fort, Maine – At Pemaquid.
St. Croix Island Fort, Maine – In Schoodic River.
St. George Fort, Maine – At Phippsburg.
St. George Fort, Maine – At Thomaston.
St. Georges Bay and River, Fort on, Maine.
Scammel Fort, Maine – On House Island, Portland Harbor.
Scarborough Fort, Maine – At Black Point.
Shaws Point, Battery at. Maine.
Sheepscot Bay Fort at Maine – Fort Wiscasset.
Sherbrooke Battery, Maine – At Castine.
Shirley Fort, Maine – At Dresden.
Spring Point Fort at Maine – Fort Preble
Sullivan Fort, Maine – On Moore Island, Passamaquoddy Bay.

Teconnett Fort, Maine – Kennebec River; afterwards Fort Halifax
Thompson Battery, Maine- On Great Diamond Island, Portland Harbor.
Topsham Fort, Maine – Near Brunswick.
Totonnock Fort, Maine – Kennebec River.

United States Battery, Maine – At Castine.

Western Fort, Maine – At Augusta.
Weymouth Battery, Maine – On Great Diamond Island, Portland Harbor.
William Henry Fort, Maine – At Pemaquid.
Williams Port, Maine – At Portland Head.
Wiscasset Fort, Maine – At Sheepscot Bay.

Yarmouth Fort at Maine
York Fortifications at Maine

Forts, History,

War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Returns Division. List of Military Posts Etc. Established in the United States from its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1902.

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