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The Fort at #4

267 Springfield Rd, Charlestown, NH 03603-4736
+1 603-826-5700
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A Very Nice Surprise!

We were expecting a military installation and instead found a small town...it was perfect! We were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nancy N
Hudson, New Hampshire
Mountain men living history

Previous visits were really fun, but this special event was a wonderful and rare experience. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Antrim, New Hampshire
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  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
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267 Springfield Rd, Charlestown, NH 03603-4736
+1 603-826-5700
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were expecting a military installation and instead found a small town...it was perfect! We were able to tour the houses, spent time with several docents including a weaver and a historian and had a delightful time. The small gift shop held several interesting items...More

Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Previous visits were really fun, but this special event was a wonderful and rare experience. It offering 1 on 1 conversation with "real" mountain men snd woman, not reenactors dressed up pretending. These people were the real thing, real life experienced trappers (beaver), guides and...More

Thank JVC3515
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am into history, and because i was in the area, I looked for something else to do while i was there. the staff is welcoming and friendly but you can tell they are not professional rein-actors. every inexpensive will not take you long to...More

Thank paul b
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The fort is a nice, well maintained recreation of the actual Fort at Number 4. The admission is reasonable ($10), and the tour guide very knowledgeable. The woman that runs the place is very condescending and somewhat demeaning, which somewhat spoils the visit.

1  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Visited The Fort at Number 4 in Charleston, NH, a large fortified homestead along the Connecticut River from the 1740s. It's a reconstruction of the buildings based on archaeological excavations. The original fort housed several families of early settlers. This community-run exhibit gives a good...More

1  Thank BarreBob
Reviewed 22 August 2016

A short distance off Interstate 89 at Springfield, VT/Charlestown, NH exit to a historically accurate reconstruction of a frontier fort from 1740. Very inexpensive entry fees ($8 for 55+ seniors), this attraction has a few re-enactors and much to see with a self-guided tour through...More

1  Thank Tim L
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to experience history. The Fort regularly puts on events, reenactments and annual dinner. Great place to introduce children to history.

1  Thank Stephen Wayne F... B
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This place is totally not worth the money. We went on a sat afternoon and the parking lot was almost empty. Quite a few of the buildings were locked and couldn't get in to see them. Skip this place.

1  Thank metalhed21
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is a "Living Museum." The day we were there, they were weaving and cooking a stew. I loved walking around the fort with the guide book, but they have guided tours as well. One of my ancestors was in this fort and given the...More

Thank Kathy V
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Writing this review on behalf of my 11 year old after attending a 5th grade field trip. My daughter was so excited for this field trip as she really enjoys history and her teachers had described a very interesting trip for the class. She came...More

4  Thank KCinNH
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