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VIEWS TO ILLUSTRATE THE CHARACTER OF EARLY WESTERN SETTLEMENTS. No. 1. Boonesborough, Ky., in 1775, the first fort erected in Kentucky, and the first permanent settlement in the State. Note the stockade connecting the outer walls of the houses; the windows and doors all face the interior of the enclosure.

No. 2. Astoria, in 1811, embodying the same principles of construction as seen in the Boonesborough picture.

No. 3. Fort Frye, Ohio, in 1792. This old engraving gives an excellent idea of the construction of the block-house with its overhanging story. One of these is placed at each angle of the triangular stockade.

Copyright, 1912, McKinley Publishing Co., Philadelphia, Pa.

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