Proposed Development Focuses Attention on One of Portland's Earliest Fortifications

 View of Fort Sumner on Munjoy Hill by Charles Goodhue from the  Maine Historical Society

View of Fort Sumner on Munjoy Hill by Charles Goodhue from the Maine Historical Society

Have you ever visited Fort Sumner Park to watch the sun set over Portland? A proposed development below the park on Sheridan Street is focusing attention on the history of the park. If you'd like to learn more about the history of the fort that once sat atop Munjoy Hill, check out this history of Fort Sumner by local historian Ken Thompson in the Munjoy Hill Observer.