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Fort Oswego

Fort Oswego, 1727
Fort Oswego, 1727

Fort Oswego Tablet
This tablet marks the site of Fort Oswego, sometimes called Fort Burnet, Chouaguen or Pepperrell. Built in 1727 by Gov. Burnet, strengthened and enlarged in 1755 by Gen. Shirley, garrisoned by 1700 royal and colonial troops. Captured and destroyed on Aug. 14, 1755 by 5000 French and Indians.

 

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: February 20, 2006
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/forts/fortsM_P/oswegoFort.htm

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