garrison house
noun Date: 1676 1. a house fortified against attack 2. blockhouse 3. a house having the second story overhanging the first in the front

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  • Bull Garrison House — was located on Tower Hill, South Kingstown, Rhode Island. During King Philip s War, on December 15, 1675, it was attacked and burned by the Narragansett Indians, fifteen of its defenders losing their lives.References *cite book| last = Adams |… …   Wikipedia

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