Fort Morris (2)

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Fort Morris (2) (1745-1748, 1754-1763) - Established in 1745 during King George's War in Colrain, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Abandoned as a fortification in 1748 and regarrisoned during the French & Indian War. Also known as South Fort.

King George's War (1744-1748)

Erected as a palisaded garrison house and garrisoned by settlers during King George's War (1744-1748). The Fort was frequently attacked by hostile Indians.

Fort Morrison was one of four similar fortifications built around Colrain during King George's War that included Fort Morrison, Fort Morris (2), Fort Lucas and Fort McDowell (3).

French & Indian War (1754-1763)

Regarrisoned and expanded during the French & Indian War from 1754 to about 1763.

Location: Colrain, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

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Lat: 42.65055556 Long: -72.68

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  • Elevation: 1,060'



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