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The Archaeology of French and Indian War Frontier Forts
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The Archaeology of French and Indian War Frontier Forts

Lawrence E. Babits and Stephanie Gandulla

Abstract

Based on papers presented at the Society for Historical Archaeology meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia, the chapters in this edited volume detail results of archaeological investigations at several fortifications associated with the French and Indian War (1754–1763). The fort sites extend from the southern frontier (the Carolinas and Tennessee) to the Great Lakes and encompass individual farmsteads as well as colonial posts projecting imperial power in disputed zones. While most of these forts were short lived, some, such as Michilimackinac and Frontenac, survived for extended periods. This tex ... More

Keywords: Seven Years War, archaeology, military fortifications, colonial frontier fort architecture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780813049069
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813049069.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lawrence E. Babits, editor

Stephanie Gandulla, editor

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