Old Stone Fort (Massachusetts)

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Old Stone Fort was a fort that existed in 1814 in Rockport, Massachusetts. It was also known as Sea Fensibles Barrack during its existence. Today, a plaque is located on the Transit Tower, which was built on the site of the fort. Stones from the former fort were used in the construction of the harbor's breakwater.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Massachusetts". American Forts Network. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  2. ^ Heitman, Francis B. (1994). Historical Register And Dictionary Of The United States: 1789-1908 (Reprint. ed.). Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co. ISBN 080631401X.

Coordinates: 42°39′38.57″N 70°36′52″W / 42.6607139°N 70.61444°W / 42.6607139; -70.61444