Fort Amherst

View of the Fort Amherst site, St. John's Harbour, 1997.
Fort Amherst was built in the 1770s to defend the entrance to the Narrows. The original fort has long disappeared. During the second World War, gun placements were installed to protect the harbour from German u-boats.

Reproduced by permission of Wendy Churchill. Photo ©1997.

Exploration and Settlement - Table of Contents Site Map Search Heritage Web Site Home