Rhode Island Frontier Forts Prior to 1902

Adams Fort, Rhode Island – On Brentons Point, near Newport.
Anne, Fort, Rhode Island – At Newport, on Goat Island.
Arnold Camp, Rhode Island – At Pawtucket.

Brentons Point, Fort at, Rhode Island – Fort Adams.
Brown, Fort, Rhode Island – On Narragansett Bay.
Bullocks Point, Battery at, Rhode Island – On Narragansett Bay.
Bulls Hill, Fort on, Rhode Island
Butts Hill, Fort at, Rhode Island- At Newport.

Canonicut Fort, Rhode Island – In Newport Harbor, on Canonicut Island.
Chostellux Fort, Rhode Island – One of the defenses of Narragansett Bay.
Coasters Island Battery on, Rhode Island
Conanicut Fort, Rhode Island – At Newport.

Daniel Fort, Rhode Island.
Denham Fort, Rhode Island – On Narragansett Bay.
Dumpling Point Fortifications as Rhode Island – Entrance to Narragansett Bay
Dutch Island Fort on Rhode Island – West entrance to Narragansett Bay; Fort Greble
Dyer Camp, Rhode Island – Near East Greenwich.

Eastons Point, Fort at, Rhode Island.

Field Point Battery at Rhode Island – Narragansett Bay.
Fogland Ferry Fort at, Rhode Island – Narragansett Bay.
Fox Point, Battery at, Rhode Island – Near Providence.

George Fort, Rhode Island – On Goat Island, Narragansett Bay.
Goat Island Fort on Rhode Island – Fort Anne, Newport Harbor
Greble Fort, Rhode Island – On Dutch Island, Narragansett Bay, near Newport.
Greene Battery, Rhode Island – At Fort Adams.
Greene Fort, Rhode Island- Near Newport.
Green Hill Road Batteries, Rhode Island.

Hale Battery, Rhode Island – At Fort Greble.
Hallet Camp, Rhode Island – At Cranston.
Hamilton Fort, Rhode Island – On Rose Island, Newport Harbor.
Harrison Fort, Rhode Island – Narragansett Bay.
Honymans Hill, Battery on, Rhode Island.
Howlands Ferry Fort at, Rhode Island – Newport Harbor.

Indian Fort, Rhode Island – At Kingston.
Irish’s Redoubt, Rhode Island.
Island Fort, Rhode Island – In Newport Harbor.

Kettle Point Battery at Rhode Island – Narragansett Bay.
Kingston. Fort, Rhode Island – Indian fort at.

Liberty Fort, Rhode Island – Narragansett Bay.
Louis Fort, Rhode Island – Narragansett Bay.
Lovell General Hospital, Rhode Island – At Portsmouth Grove.

Mansfield Fort, Rhode Island – At Mapatree Point, near Watch Hill.
Mapatree Point Fort at, Rhode Island – Fort Mansfield.
Mystic Fort, Rhode Island.

Narragansett Fort, Rhode Island – Near site of Kingston.
Newport Harbor Defenses of, Rhode Island.
North Point Battery, Rhode Island. – On Narragansett Bay.

Poposquash Neck, Battery at, Rhode Island – Narragansett Bay.
Providence, Fort at, Rhode Island – On College Hill.

Quakers Hill, Post on, Rhode Island.
Queen Anne’s Fort, Rhode Island – On Goat Island, subsite of Fort Walcott.

Rhode Island Fort, Rhode Island.
Rhode Island State Soldiers’ Home, Bristol, Rhode Island.
Rose Island, Fort on, Rhode Island – Fort Hamilton.

St. George Fort, Rhode Island.
Sassafras Point Battery at, Rhode Island – Narragansett Bay.
Sedgwick Battery, Rhode Island at Fort Greble.
Stampers Hill Fort at Rhode Island – Near Providence

Tomany Hill, Fort, Rhode Island – Newport Harbor.
Turkey Hill Redoubts at, Rhode Island.

Walcott Fort, Rhode Island – On Goat Island, Narragansett Bay.
Washington Fort, Rhode Island – (See Fort George.)
Warwick Neck, Battery at, Rhode Island.
Wetherill Port, Rhode Island – On Conanicut Island, Narragansett Bay.
Wolcott Fort, Rhode Island – On Goat Island, Newport Harbor.



MLA Source Citation:

War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Returns Division. List of Military Posts Etc. Established in the United States from its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1902. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 16 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/rhode-island/rhode-island-frontier-forts-prior-to-1902.htm - Last updated on Nov 7th, 2013


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