1812The fort on Fisherman’s Field was rebuilt and reactivated.Arts and Culture, Government and Public Service, Location and Setting, Buildings & Architecture, Military

The fort was rebuilt and large guns were installed. Barracks were built to accommodate two companies of state militia quartered there.

Babson, John James, and Samuel Chandler. History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Anne, Including the Town of Rockport. Gloucester [Mass.] Procter brothers, 1860, http://archive.org/details/historytownglou00changoog Tibbets, Frederick Washington. The Story of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Permanently Settled 1623; an Address. [Gloucester, Clark the printer, 1917, http://archive.org/details/storyofglouceste01tibb
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