Fort Kent (fort)

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Fort Kent
Fort Kent, Fort Kent (Aroostock County, Maine).jpg
Fort Kent in 1973
Fort Kent (fort) is located in Maine
Fort Kent (fort)
Nearest city Fort Kent, Maine
Coordinates 47°15′9″N 68°35′27″W / 47.25250°N 68.59083°W / 47.25250; -68.59083Coordinates: 47°15′9″N 68°35′27″W / 47.25250°N 68.59083°W / 47.25250; -68.59083
Built 1839
Architect Unknown
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 69000005
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 1, 1969[1]
Designated NHL November 7, 1973[2]

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.[2][3] The park features an original log blockhouse,[4] which is open for visits in the summer.[5]

It is located about 0.75 miles southwest of the town of Fort Kent, Maine.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b c "Fort Kent". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-05-14. 
  3. ^ Ben Levy (April 13, 1973). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Fort Kent State Memorial / Fort Kent PDF (32 KB). National Park Service.  and Accompanying three photos, exterior, historic (undated) and from 1973 PDF (32 KB)
  4. ^ The blockhouse at Fort Fairfield is a reconstruction.
  5. ^ http://www.forttours.com/pages/fortkent.asp


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