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Cape Elizabeth, Maine - History
... During King William's War, in Major Benjamin Church's second expedition a year later on 11 September 1690, he arrived with 300 men at Casco Bay ... He went up the Androscoggin River to the English fort Pejepscot (present-day Brunswick, Maine) ... Head Light, which in 1899 would be named Fort Williams, after Major General Seth Williams of the Civil War ...
Washington Bottom Farm - History - Fort Williams
... On the parcel was located Fort Williams, established as a settler's fort in 1756 by Richard Williams ... Williams and his family were living on the plantation of his father-in-law Peter Peters on the South Branch Potomac River in 1755 at the time of a Native American attack ... Williams built his fort, Fort Williams, after he arrived home from Native American captivity, in the spring of 1756 ...

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