Historic Fort Knox and the new bridge as seen from the Bucksport side of the Penobscot River.
Scanned map from a paper brochure given to visitors at Fort Knox.
Overview of Fort Knox scanned from a brochure handed out to visitors at the fort. August 2007
A modified (colored) version of a map of the grounds of Fort Knox from the black and white brochure given to visitors - August 2007
Sign marking the entrance to the gate and parking lot for Fort Knox and the Observatory.
Please stop and check in with the Gate.
A nice display on the parking lot side of Fort Knox.
Circular driveway is a good drop off point for gear. The brick building is the Gift Shop and the white building has restrooms and water fountains. A small path behind these building leads down to the front of the fort.
The path to the Gift Shop and small demo area at Fort Knox.
The small semi-circle seating area is a nice place for performances or other demonstrations.
The path behind the Gift Shop along the river leads down to the fort.
After the first turn down the little path, walk around this far corner and you are almost at the front entrance of the fort.
The front of the Fort Knox structure. Cannon gun ports line the building exterior.
Front entrance of Fort Knox.
Inside the front entrance doorway. That's a lot of granite!
Handicap access ramp gets large crowds in and out of the fort's central courtyard quickly.
One of the access towers containing circular stairs that lead to the roof overlooking the central court area.
A view of several large chambers surronding the central court area at Fort Knox where demonstrations will be held.
Another view of the large chambered rooms in the fort.
A closer view of one of the chambers. The small window is an opening for a cannon.
Standing in one chamber, a view down through several chambers inside the fort.
Another view inside one chamber looking through to others. The semi-circles on the floor were places where the large cannons used to swivel into place for defense of the fort.
The powder room.
Circular granite stairs in one of the fort's towers.
A view from the roof overlooking Battery A side of the fort and the Magazine.
A view of the bridge from the roof of the fort.