Some articles on fort:
... established a trading post in the area in 1722 and fortified it with a log palisade later called Fort Oswego ... The first fortification on the site of the current Fort Ontario was built by the British in 1755 and called the "Fort of the Six Nations." ...
... Fort Duquesne ( /duːˈkeɪn/, originally called Fort Du Quesne) was a fort established by the French in 1754, at the junction of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers in what is now downtown ... It was destroyed and replaced by Fort Pitt in 1758 over two centuries later, the site formerly occupied by Fort Duquesne is now Point State Park ...
... Fort Lytton is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 13 km northeast of Brisbane ... Fort Lytton is an important historical site ... It is the only fort in Australia with a moat ...
... David Dixon Porter, she assisted in the relief of Fort Pickens, Florida ... had attempted to countermand the order sending the Powhatan to Fort Pickens and send the ship to assist in the relief expedition to Fort Sumter instead, but because Secretary of State William H ... She participated in the successful reduction of Fort Fisher, 24–25 December 1864 and in its capture on 13–15 January 1865 ...
... The first Fort Lewis army post was constructed in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, in 1878, and was relocated in 1880 to Hesperus, Colorado, on the southern slopes of the La Plata Mountains ... In 1891, Fort Lewis was decommissioned and converted into a federal, off-reservation Indian boarding school ... In 1911, the fort's property and buildings in Hesperus were transferred to the state of Colorado to establish an "agricultural and mechanic arts high school." That deed came with two ...
More definitions of "fort":
- (verb): Station (troops) in a fort.
- (noun): A fortified military post where troops are stationed.
- (verb): Enclose by or as if by a fortification.
- (noun): A fortified defensive structure.
Famous quotes containing the word fort:
“The newspapers are the ruling power. Any other government is reduced to a few marines at Fort Independence. If a man neglects to read the Daily Times, government will go down on its knees to him, for this is the only treason these days.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
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—Garrett Fort (19001945)
“I made him with these hands, and with these hands Ill destroy him.”
—Garrett Fort (19001945)