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Response to jimmy the one (Reply #46)

Tue May 1, 2018, 07:39 AM

51. correction on fort pownal

I have to correct a misconception I had regarding the previous discussions on forts.
Portsmouth town/city lies on the border between maine & new hampshire, in new hampshire with maine less than a mile across the river. I errantly contended that Fort Pownal was in a town called portsmouth, when it was not, it was in a maine town stockton springs. I confused the article I cited which mentioned portsmouth, with the fort pownal actually being in portsmouth.
Apologies to any handful of readers following this. None to tortoise since he owes dozens, and my argument is not altered that much.

I errantly wrote: You clearly said 'portsmouth', not 'new castle' NH. Plus you did not specify a state, and there is a portsmouth in maine as well as new hampshire. And they both had their forts raided, one in 1774, other 1775.

The portsmouth in maine I referred to, was a result of the border town portsmouth appearing as a maine resort in a website. Both states had forts raided, not portsmouth. https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g28940-i175-k8648800-4_days_nights_in_Maine_Portsmouth-Maine.html

The historic working port of Portsmouth continues to contribute significantly to the economy of Portsmouth and the towns of New Castle and Newington in NH and Kittery and Eliot in ME.
The Piscataqua River which determines part of the boundary between the states of New Hampshire and Maine and empties into the Atlantic Ocean east of Portsmouth,

http://www.goportsmouthnh.com/explore-portsmouth/the-seacoast/

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