Taxlot: 0-Fort - Fort Amsterdam

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1625-00-00
About this Property:

Construction on Fort Amsterdam was begun in 1625 and the fort was finally torn down in 1790 following the American Revolution.   The building was constructed of timber.   The architect, Inigo Jones had originally designed a masonry structure, but the Dutch West India Company determined that a masonry fort would have been too expensive.