Fort Kent (fort)
Fort Kent in 1973
|Nearest city||Fort Kent, Maine|
|Architectural style||No Style Listed|
|NRHP Reference #||69000005|
|Added to NRHP||December 1, 1969|
|Designated NHL||November 7, 1973|
Fort Kent is a site significant for its association with the Aroostook War.
It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1973, and is now known as Fort Kent State Historic Site. The park features an original log blockhouse, which is open for visits in the summer.
Notes and references
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
- "Fort Kent". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-05-14.
- Ben Levy (April 13, 1973). PDF (32 KB). National Park Service. and PDF (32 KB)
- The blockhouse at Fort Fairfield is a reconstruction.
- Fort Kent State Historic Site - official site
- Fort Kent Blockhouse - information from the National Park Service
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