Fort George, New York

Fort George, Manhattan, New York City.
Built as Fort Amsterdam in 1625.
Probably renamed Fort George when George I succeeded in 1714.
Elizabeth Orby was buried in the Chapel at Fort George in 1716.

Fort George was torn down in 1790.
Government House was built on the site. This was also later demolished.

Governor Robert Hunter, spouse of Elizabeth Orby left New York in 1719.

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