For Sale: An Abandoned, Decaying Fort on a Private Island

Fort Montgomery sits on an island in New York, a the conjunction of Lake Champlain and the Richlieu River, withion spittin’ distance of Canada. The three-story stone building, built over several decades including the Civil War era. It was decommissioned gradually around the turn of the 20th century, and was sold to a private owner in 1926. What was the purpose of Fort Momntgomery? To defend the US from Canada, of course.

The fort has the kind of wacky pedigree that might tantalize a history buff buyer. A previous fort built in 1816 on the same…

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