ⓘ Fort Henry (Virginia)

                                     

ⓘ Fort Henry (Virginia)

Fort Henry was an English frontier fort in 17th century colonial Virginia near the falls of the Appomattox River. Its exact location has been debated, but the most popular one is on a bluff about four blocks north of the corner of W. Washington and N. South Streets in Petersburg.

Fort Henry was built in 1645 by order of the house of burgesses. It marked 1646 border Treaty between white settlers and Indians after the Second Anglo-Powhatan war. It was located on the line from Piedmont, close to Appomattoc Indian tribe. From 1646 until 1691, it was the only point in Virginia, where the Indians could be authorized to cross eastward Into white territory, or whites westward into Indian territory. In subsequent years he also became known as Fort wood, after its first commander, Abraham wood 1614-82. He used the Fort as the basis for a series of research expeditions in the region. In 1675, the command of the Fort and adjacent Indian trading post moved to the forest in-law, Peter Jones. The post became known as "point Peter". With trade and the associated settlement, in the end, the city of St. Petersburg here. At some unknown time of the original Fort fell into ruins.

The first Fort Henry in the colony was a small place, with a garrison of 15, which was built in 1610 Thomas gates as part of a series of fortifications is now in the Hamptons. It was late by the time a Fort on the Appomattox was built.

                                     
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