Fort St. George 375

Fort St. George, for the first fortified enclosure of the city was completed on April 23, 1640.This fort was named as St. George, after the patron Saint of England - It was also the day dedicated to this saint.This is the core from which our city grew.

A Special Postal Cover to mark 375 years of Fort St. George has been released today at the Fort Museum witnessed by - Dr S Suresh, INTACH TN Unit, Dr S Lourduswamy, ASI Head, Chennai, Moortheeswari, Head, Fort Museum, ASI.

The cover and stamp is conceived and produced by Hemchandra Rao

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