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 Fort Knox on the Penobscot River

On the western bank of the Penobscot River, the granite edifice of Fort Knox has stood for more than 150 years. It remains one of the best preserved fortifications along New England’s miles of coastline. As a virtually intact example of a mid-19th century granite coastal fortification, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969 and declared a National Historic Landmark