Fort Baldwin Cache
In Maine, United States
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Park at N 43 45.184 W 069 47.317 Closed after sunset
A fort of men and guns long since gone
A faint fog horn is now the song
Down a winding trail along a stone wall
By the given coordinates, Good Luck to you all!
BUG SPRAY IS A MUST, and please BEWARE OF BARBED WIRE near cache.
The History of Fort Baldwin:
(1905 - 1928, 1942 - 1946), Sabino Head
Located here on Sabino Hill were Battery Hardman (1908 - 1917), Battery Hawley (1908 - 1924), Battery Cogan (1908 - 1924), and an unnamed battery of four 155mm guns from WWII (two on Battery Hawley and two next to Battery Hawley). A concrete observation tower was built here in World War II and was used for Battery 102/Steele on Peaks Island (see Portland Defenses). A similar WWII concrete tower is located to the west at Small Point (Bald Head) (private property). The parade ground/administrative area of the post encompassed the site of the 1607 Popham Colony fort.
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- Battery CoganBattery Cogan
- Battery HawleyBattery Hawley
- Fort Baldwin
- View from the FortView from the Fort
- View from towerView from the top of the tower. It's not always open, but if it is don't miss the chance to see the view from the top!
Last Updated: on 8/31/2015 10:02:23 AM Pacific Daylight Time (5:02 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum