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This Park Ranger is beginning a tour of Fort Warren, a pentagonal shaped fort strategically located at the entrance to Boston Harbor on Georges Island. The fort was constructed between 1833 -1861 and lots of Quincy granite wasused in it's construction. Fort Warren was named for the Revolutionary War hero, Dr. John Warren, who sent Paul Revere on his famous ride. Click here for more fascinating history about this fort. The fort is a National Historic Landmark.