Green End Fort

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The earthen work fort is located in a residential Middletown today.  For defensive purposes it was located on a critical spot: on a ridge overlooking the Green End Valley, Easton’s Pond and with views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Sakonnet River. The battery served the French Army until June of 1781 when they departed to prepare for the long march to Yorktown. American militia soldiers took over responsibility for the Aquidneck Island fortifications.

A raised mound of earth flanked on four sides by trees, the site of Green End Fort.
The site of Green End Fort
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