Fort St George

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Fort St George
Barrack block fort st george.jpg
Presidency: Madras Presidency
Coordinates: 13.079722°N 80.286944°E
Altitude: 0 m (0 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Fort St George, Chennai
State/Province: Tamil Nadu
Country: India
Transport links

Fort St George was the name of the military garrison in Madras, and it was home to British Army units for many centuries. It is now the home of the state legislature for Tamil Nadu. The church in Fort St George is called St Mary’s and it claims to be the oldest Anglican church outside of Europe.

History

Loss of Fort St George 1746

Photographs

The FIBIS database has some interior photographs of Fort St George.

See also

Historical Books Online

External Links

A Plan of Fort St. George and the City of Madras, by Herman Moll, from 'Modern History: or, the Present State of all Nations', by Thomas Salmon. Published by Bettesworth & Hitch, London, 1726. Source : Columbia University