Talk:Fort Nassau (South River)

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Fort Nassau (South) appears in italics in lists and categories. Can that be changed? How?Djflem (talk) 10:49, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

I am cleaning up the begining of this page to get it more in line with wikipedia: Manual of Style, especially useful would be reading the headings section in the manual. I'll come back to work on it as time allows, however for now I believe the changes I've made are useful. Someone with more knowledge on the article subject should make sure I didnt change the information while changing the style.Camelbinky (talk)


Considering that there is not that much known about ~the fort specifically the current rating has very little liklihood of changing with the addition of information. One could expand this article with peripheral information covered in related articles in other articles to flesh it out, but that would seem to miss the point. The above editor intends to work on style, which may indeed help, but there not much hope of expanding this article without going into areas already covered elsewhere.Djflem (talk) 16:04, 27 April 2009 (UTC)


I'm not an expert, but could there be a better naming scheme for Fort Nassau (North River) and Fort Nassau (South River)? These terms are dead today; maybe making reference the current river names or current states they would be located in would be better for easy understanding? Just my 2¢. upstateNYer 22:42, 14 August 2010 (UTC)

Using the names of the current location is also somewhat misleading as the current locales were not named until after the forts were long gone, and won't necessarily help in identify them. If there's a real need to re-name, is it a suggestions to name them by the somewhat long winded: Fort Nassau (North River), New Netherland?Djflem (talk) 09:33, 24 August 2010 (UTC)

Coordinate error[edit]


Owing to the uncertainty of the exact position of the fort it likely best to place coords at the bay on spit of land where the Big and Little Timber Creeks meet. In any case it clearly is not in Pennsylvania as current coords show (site of Fort Beversreede). As starting point could be 39.868922/-75.131584 which is in Westville, New Jersey and deemed the most likely place for the 17th century fort. Djflem (talk) 12:58, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

Since the exact location is not agreed on, it's probably best to use no title coordinates in the article at all. Instead, I've added inline coordinates for each of the three possible locations mentioned in the lead. Feel free to tweak them if I've misplaced them; I've operated under the assumption that the fort was likely to be very near the riverfront. I'm not going to watch the article, so alert me on my talk page if you want to discuss this further, and I'll come back here. Deor (talk) 14:01, 3 June 2013 (UTC)
Oh, by the way, if you think readers would find it useful to view a map showing all three locations at once, feel free to add {{GeoGroup}} at the top of the "External links" section. Deor (talk) 14:04, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

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