Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Fort Lawrence


Fort Lawrence , a British military fort built in 1751-2 by Lieut.-Colonel Charles Lawrence near the mouth of the Missaguash river in the Chignecto isthmus, in Acadia. After the capture of Fort Beauséjour, and its transformation into Fort Cumberland, Fort Lawrence was abandoned and dismantled in 1756. See J. C. Webster, The forts of Chignecto (Shediac, N.B., 1930).

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 371. 


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