Civil War-era fort up for auction on eBay

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Still looking for a way to go down in history? You could buy your way in through the purchase of a Civil War-era fort up for auction on eBay.

The stone Civil War-era Fort Montgomery, built in 1844, is up for auction on eBay. Set on Lake Champlain in Northern New York, adjacent to the border with Canada, it was manned during the Civil War, but didn?t see any action, according to the Associated Press. The fort is in need of restoration and the auction also includes 365 acres of land, including 6,900 feet of lake frontage. According to the listing, it's "one of the largest undivided tracks of lakefront property in the New York / Vermont Lake Champlain Region. A true developers dream!"

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