Frontier and Colonial Forts of the United States

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List of colonial forts, frontier forts, trading posts, named camps, redoubts, reservations, general hospitals, national cemeteries, etc., established or erected in the United States from its earliest settlement to 1902.

Many of the forts of the United States and structures named were erected by the early settlers for their own protection, and all vestige of them has now disappeared. The exact locations of many are not positively known at the present day, but reference is made to them in state histories, state papers, etc. Those in bold-face type are now occupied by troops, or are under the control of the War Department.

This list has been prepared only for convenience of reference. All are listed as a full name _________ Fort, Camp, Battery, i.e. Choctaw Point or Bluff Fort, Alabama; Nonsense, Fort, Connecticut; Smith Fort National Cemetery, Arkansas. The following is a list of all forts by known name, followed by a list of all forts by state.

United States Forts by Name

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United States Forts by State

NOTE: Hawaii Forts (2) Mexico Forts (1)



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AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 16 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/america/frontier-and-colonial-forts-of-the-united-states.htm - Last updated on Apr 15th, 2013


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