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To get to the fort, you have to drive through an idyllic New Hampshire port town. It really is a beautiful drive—especially in the fall.
The first itself doesn't have a lot of informational guidance, but it is very cool to visit. And if you...More
If you are into history this is a great place to visit. The fort is very awesome and it's right on the water with great views. There's not much to it so there's plenty of time to check out other places in the area. I...More
I recently visited here on a beautiful day being that it wasn't too hot or too cold. My favorite part about it was the view of the ocean with all the surrounding boats and 2 lighthouses. It felt a little bit like Maine and being...More
While not what some think of as a "fort" in the typical sense, it as a part of the protection of Portsmouth Harbor and does hold a place in American history. "In 1791 the state of New Hampshire gave the United States the neck of...More
We were pleasantly surprised at what we say and explored. The Grounds Keeper was so very helpful in explaining so much. We enjoyed talking to him and get more information about other places to see.
Now it is located on a U.S. Coast Guard Station...More
I came to see the Lighthouse and was pleasantly surprised to have an old fort to explore too.
There are little signs all around explaining what things are, as said in other reviews there is limited information but you do get a good idea of...More
This was a piece of WWII history we didn't know about. Submarine nets across the harbor, mines, we didn't know. It was interesting to walk around, but not kept up well. The grass is cut, but even the flag pole has old tangled rope and...More