Old Fort Western 

Old Fort Western, the National Landmark fort in Augusta opened for the season this weekend.The fort will be open from 1 to 4p.m. each day.The fort was built in 1754 as part of a Military and settlement expansion into into the Kennebec River Valley.Soldiers were stationed there during the French and Indian War. When the war was over the fort was owned by James Howard and his family until the 1870s.