Places to Visit

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Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site Bristol Includes unearthed remnants of Fort William Henry and Fort Frederick.
Fort George Castine Built by the British in 1789 and location of the largest American amphibious operation of the war.
Montpelier – The General Henry Knox Museum Thomaston Built in 1794, Montpelier was constructed as the retirement home of Henry and Lucy Knox, and was in use by the family until 1854; it was razed in 1871. The current Montpelier is a recreation built in 1930 and includes some of Knox’s personal effects.
Sayward-Wheeler House York Harbor Well-preserved home of Jonathan Sayward, a merchant and a loyalist, originally built in 1718 and then enlarged.

[Major General Henry] Knox proudly stepped aside on Tuesday, October 9 [1781] to allow Washington the honor of igniting the bore hole of a heavy siege gun and ceremoniously discharging the first shot from the American battery at Yorktown. The shell was clearly visible as it streaked across the sky and land with precision within the British compound, setting off cheers throughout the American ranks. The Continental artillery corps then continued an uninterrupted stream of fire that produced a relentless, unnerving, and deafening roar. Cornwallis would later recall: The fire continued incessant from heavy cannon, and from mortars and howitzers throwing shells from 8 to 16 inches, until all our guns on the left were silenced, our work much damaged, and our loss of men considerable

Mark Puls
Henry Knox: Visionary General of the American Revolution (2008)