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near Ben Nevis Fort William, hostel is by the Great Glen Way and near the West Highland Way.
Situated on the Great Glen Way just 2½ miles from Fort William and the West Highland Way, and within the village of Banavie, is Scotland’s newest Backpackers’ Hostel, providing accommodation for Walkers, Cyclists, individuals on Activity Holidays, Families and Groups.
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  Fort William B&B accommodation, hotels, self catering, sightseeing - The Internet Guide to Scotland
Fort William is on the Glasgow to Mallaig line (known as the West Highland Line).
Fort William has always been popular with tourists and since the filming nearby of the movies Rob Roy, Braveheart and Harry Potter even more people are flocking to the area.
Fort William Golf Course is outside of town at Torlundy (tel.
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  Fort William
The only reminders of Fort William's fur-trade past now at its original site are the local historical society's cairn, unveiled 1916, the Historic Sites and Monuments Board's marker, erected 1981, and neighbouring street signs bearing the names of renowned NWC and HBC fur traders.
Prompted by the community's active interest in Fort William's role as gateway between East and West, and also by the recognized potential of heritage attractions for tourism, the Ontario government decided in 1971 to reconstruct Fort William to the NWC period.
Fort William, Ontario, was the centre of the northwestern fur trade (courtesy Ontario Ministry of Tourism).
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0002975   (431 words)

  
 Fort William & Ben Nevis
Fort William lies at the heart of Lochaber and is the area's natural capital.
Furthermore, Fort William is also a base for pleasure cruises on Loch Linnhe and for coach tours throughout Lochaber which can be booked at the local Tourist Information and Interpretive Centre.
Literally carved from the unforgiving landscape, the railway line from Fort William to Mallaig was opened in 1901, and connected with the line between Glasgow and Fort William which had been opened seven years earlier.
www.visitscotland.com /library/fortwilliam?view=Standard   (789 words)

  
 Friends of Colonial Pemaquid - Forts
The present fort at the Colonial Pemaquid site is actually the rebuilt western tower of Fort William Henry, the second of three forts built and destroyed on the site.
Fort Charles was a two-storied wooden structure surrounded by a stockade.
Fort William Henry was built of stone in 1692, when Massachusetts governed the Pemaquid area.
www.friendsofcolonialpemaquid.org /Pfort.html   (361 words)

  
 Terraplus: Case Histories • Geophysics For Archaeology Assessment: Fort William Discovered? Fort Laramie National ...
Fort William, antecedent of present day Fort Laramie, was built at the confluence of the Laramie and North Platte Rivers in 1834.
Fort William would have been established close to drinking water, out of reach of flooding and near existing trails.
Fort William, built in 1834 and occupied through 1841, is reported, in historical records, to be located in the southwest quarter of section 22, T26N, R64W, Goshen County, Wyoming.
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 Fort William Henry
Fort William Henry was constructed at the southern end of Lake George in 1755 by Major-General William Johnson and a group of colonial volunteers.
The fort was constructed during the armed prelude to the final colonial conflict between France and England in the New World.
When the opposing army reached the fort, it was met by a withering fire from the British troops and finally driven off after they nearly succeeded in firing the fort by igniting nearby buildings.
www.lakegeorgehistorical.org /site_1.htm   (1131 words)

  
 Fort William Henry Massacre, Cultural Legacy History | aaw_01_package.xml
Fort Edward, along New York's Hudson River, and Fort William Henry, on Lake George in the Adirondack Mountains, were about twenty miles from each other.
Inside the fort, where many were sick with smallpox, women and children were hidden in the safest part.
In the novel, a group of British, including General Monro's daughters, Alice and Cora, are being escorted from Fort Edward to Fort William Henry by a British major and an Indian scout, Le Renard Subtil.
www.bookrags.com /history/fort-william-henry-massacre-cultura-aaw-01   (979 words)

  
 Balcarres Bed and Breakfast, Fort William, Scotland :: Activities and tourist attractions in the Highlands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fort William is one of the most popular destinations for visitors to Scotland, and it is easy to see why.
Fort William is home to Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, which itself is set in the lovely Glen Nevis, well known now as a film location for films such as Braveheart and Rob Roy.
Fort William is fortunate to have a large number and variety of places to eat, to suit all tastes and budgets.
www.fortwilliambedandbreakfast.co.uk /activities.htm   (600 words)

  
 Fort William Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Fort William is the most important town in Scotland south of Inverness, west of Stirling, and north of Glasgow.
Indeed, no description of Fort William could be complete without reference to Ben Nevis, normally climbed from Glen Nevis, just to the north east of Fort William.
Though the Ben dominates the town in distant views, especially from across Loch Linnhe or from Corpach, it is invisible from most of the town itself due to the intervening ridge separating Fort William from Glen Nevis.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /fortwilliam/fortwilliam/index.html   (582 words)

  
 Fort William
Fort William was established near the mouth of the Yellowstone River, about three miles below the American Fur Company’s Fort Union.
The interior of the fort is about 150 feet square, surrounded by small cabins whose roofs reach within 3 feet of the top of the palisades against which they abut.
In 1838 the fort continued to be generally known as Fort William, however, references to Fort Laramie are beginning to appear.
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 Fort Tours | Fort William Henry
Fort William Henry stood in the large rectangular area defined on site today by low stone walls and a tall stone tower, or bastion.
Before Fort William Henry was built in 1692, the Pemaquid settlement and a previous fort, Fort Charles, had been captured by the French and their Indian allies, driving the English to abandon much of the nearby coastal area.
With the construction of Fort William Henry in 1692, England sought to fortify the frontiers of its Massachusetts colony.
www.forttours.com /pages/fortwilliamhenry.asp   (408 words)

  
 FORT WILLIAM HENRY ... The Siege & Massacre
It soon became apparent that Fort William Henry was becoming a thorn in the side of New France.
By contrast, the garrison at Fort William Henry, under the able leadership of Lt. Colonel George Monro - once General Webb decided to turn tail and survey matters from Fort Edward - had a total, as the siege began, of 2372 men.
Fort Carillon (Ticonderoga) stands proudly today, as it did nearly 250 years ago, as a silent reminder to all that once took place.
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 Fort William Accommodation Index - B&B Fort William guest house, Fort William bed and breakfast and Fort William hotel ...
Fort William Accommodation Index - B&B Fort William guest house, Fort William bed and breakfast and Fort William hotel accommodation.
Located in the village of Banavie, on the Great Glen Way and close to the Caledonian Canal, our hostel is just 2 miles from Fort William in the Highlands of Scotland, with fantastic views of Ben Nevis from the village.
Cuildorag House is situated some 10 miles south of Fort William in the village of Onich.
www.scottishaccommodationindex.com /fortwilliam.php   (669 words)

  
 Fort William Accommodation
We are in the process of supplying a list of Fort William Accommodation who will be happy to enjoy your company at their Fort William establishment.
Fort William with a population of just over 9,900 at the last census and is know as one of the busiest Tourist Towns in Scotland and is usually predominantly used as a base for the visiting tourist.
Fort William sits some 115 miles North of Glasgow, 131 miles North West from Edinburgh City, 175 miles South of Inverness and approx 157 miles South East of Aberdeen.
www.ga-taxis.co.uk /fort_william__accommodation.html   (333 words)

  
 Fort William travel guide - Wikitravel
Sitting at the head of Loch Linnhe, a sea loch, and at the foot of Ben Nevis, Fort William is the major town of the South Western Scottish Highlands, Scotland.
The train leaves Fort William at 10:20am and returns to Fort William at 4:00pm with an hour and a half in Mallaig.
Fort William is at the end (for most people) of the West Highland Way long-distance footpath from Glasgow.
wikitravel.org /en/Fort_William   (961 words)

  
 Fort William Hotels - Fort William, UK
The Bank Street Lodge is a motel style accommodation based in Fort William Town Centre.
Nestling amidst the grandeur and majesty of the surrounding scenery, with the awe-inspiring backdrop of the Ben Nevis range, is a gem of scottish highland tradition; a warm, welcoming, inn-style hotel of class and character....
The Bridge of Orchy hotel sits on the A82 which is the main route to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
www.activereservations.com /hotel/en/unitedkingdom/scotland/highland/fortwilliam   (457 words)

  
 History comes alive at Fort William Henry!
In fact, when the Fort William Henry was opened in 1856, as the first elegant resort on Lake George, the United States included only 31 states, and the town of Lake George, New York was still known as Caldwell.
Fort William Henry's commanding location on a grassy expanse overlooking southern Lake George attracted thousands of high-society travelers between 1855 and 1908.
They could walk to the ruins of neighboring Fort William Henry, which was destroyed by the French in 1757 during the French and Indian Wars.
www.fortwilliamhenry.com /History/index.cfm   (544 words)

  
 Fort William kolkata, Fort William India, Fort William tour, Fort William picture, Fort William tourist attraction, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Completed in 1781 to serve as an impregnable fort at Maidan, Fort William, named after King William III, now serves as the Military Head quarters of the Eastern Command, which can accommodate a garrison of 10,000 men and has huge green expanse giving lung space to a chocked city.
The area cleared around Fort William became the Maidan, the ‘lungs’ of modern Calcutta, stretching 3 km north to south and is over a km wide.
The Fort is a brick-and-mortar structure built in the shape of an irregular octagon surrounding 5 square km of which five sides look landward and three on the river, surrounded by a fosse 9 meter deep and 15 meter broad which can be flooded in times of emergency.
www.tourtravelworld.com /hot_spots/kolkata/fort_william   (315 words)

  
 Fort William Henry “Massacre”
Fort Carillon, located between lakes Champlain and George (Lac du Saint Sacrement to the French) was the southernmost outpost of New France.
The closest British position was Fort Edward on the banks of the upper Hudson River to the southeast.
The victors solidified their position by constructing the wood-walled Fort William Henry, which was designed to serve as a base of operations for future campaigns against French positions to the north.
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 Amazon.com: Betrayals: Fort William Henry and the Massacre: Books: Ian K. Steele   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As the column of British and colonials marched with their families and servants to Fort Edward some miles south, they were set upon by the Indian allies of the French.
The Battle of Lake George and the building of the fort marked the return of European military involvement in intercolonial wars, producing an explosive mixture of the contending martial values of Indians, colonials, and European regulars.
It told about some injured being killed in the fort, then it jumped to militia killed on the road to Ft Edward, then to the English officers dining with the French officers and chasing away Indians from their personal effects.
www.amazon.com /Betrayals-Fort-William-Henry-Massacre/dp/0195084268   (2530 words)

  
 ON THE SCENE AT FORT WILLIAM HENRY
I am a featured storyteller at Fort William Henry, an associate of Bateau Below and a member of the New York State Archaeological Association-Adirondack Chapter.
The Fort William Henry Corporation was formed with the intent of rebuilding the fort.
Recent archaeology in the fort courtyard has determined that the west barracks is slightly off of the original foundation.
www.mohicanpress.com /fort_william_henry_report.html   (702 words)

  
 Fort William accommodation, transport and travel in the Scottish Highlands
Known as 'The Outdoor Capital of the UK, Fort William is one of the most popular towns in the Scottish Highlands.
The Road to the Isles begins just outside Fort William, opposite the Ben Nevis Distillery and visitor centre, where the A830 heads west for Mallaig.
This was one of the last major lines built in Britain, cutting through some of the oldest and hardest rock to create a journey which matches the best railways of the world.
www.road-to-the-isles.org.uk /fortwilliam.html   (544 words)

  
 Fort William Scotland
Welcome to the Fort William and Lochaber area - the outdoor capital of the UK which forms a large part of the West Highlands of Scotland.
Fort William, with neighbouring smaller villages and hamlets, offer modern lodgings in comfortable hotels, guesthouses, bed and breakfasts and self-catering parks and hostels.
Visit Fort William anytime for a memorable holiday or vacation in the Outdoor Capital of the UK
www.visit-fortwilliam.co.uk   (263 words)

  
 Fort William   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first structure at the Fort Laramie site was a cottonwood stockade, built in 1834 by William Sublette and his fur trade associates.
By 1836 Fort William had passed into the hands of the American Fur Company who developed it into a major center for the fur trade.
In response, the aging structure of Fort William was replaced by a new adobe fort called Fort John.
www.nps.gov /fola/william.htm   (207 words)

  
 Fort William hotels accommodation and bed and breakfast by Visit Scotland
Fort William and the surrounding area offers visitors unrivalled peace and quiet, not to mention superb scenic, leisure and sporting treats.
Mid-way between Glen Nevis and Glencoe at the foot of the Mamores, the MacDonald Hotel Kinlochleven, near Fort William, is the perfect base to enjoy the best of West Highland walking and touring.
On the shores of Loch Linhe with views across to the Glencoe Mountains, it is a perfect location near to Fort William.
www.visitscotland.com /sitewide/bookfortwilliam   (566 words)

  
 Fort William & Lochaber
At the southern end of the Great Glen, this area's main town is Fort William, a major and well-resourced touring and route centre for the West Highlands.
The A830 (the 'Road to the Isles') cuts through the area on its way west to the ferry-port of Mallaig, also reached from Fort William by rail - a route sometimes described as one of the world's most scenic train journeys.
Around Fort William itself, notable features include the southern end of the Caledonian Canal, with its cruising and activity options; also Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain.
www.visithighlands.com /fort-william-lochaber   (375 words)

  
 Self catering holiday accommodation, Balcarres, Fort William: apartments in Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Welcome to Balcarres - your perfect choice for holiday self-catering accommodation whilst staying in Fort William, the ideal base for touring the magnificent west of Scotland.
The apartments are owned by Nicola and Roy Cameron who were themselves born and bred in Fort William.
Ample safe car parking means that you can confidently leave the car behind at the accommodation, and walk into Fort William town centre, just a pleasant 15 minute stroll along the side of Loch Linnhe, perhaps stopping to watch the sailing boats in summer, or pausing to do a spot of birdwatching.
www.fortwilliamselfcatering.co.uk /index.htm   (387 words)

  
 Exhibit - The Capture of Fort William & Mary
View of the entrance to Portsmouth Harbor, circa 1705 from a selected portion of "The prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on Piscataqua River in ye Province of New Hampshire on the Continent America." From the Library of Congress.
The assembly had shown a disposition to refuse to vote the necessary supplies and men for Fort William and Mary.
Having captured the fort, they proceeded to haul down the king's colors, and then removed all of the gunpowder in the magazine, with the exception of one barrel.
www.izaak.unh.edu /exhibits/1774   (1158 words)

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