Fort St. George was built in 1640 by the British East India Company, under the direction of Francis Day and Andrew Cogon.
St. Mary’s Chruch and the Fort Museum are the two places within the premises of Fort St. George.
St. Mary’s Church, was established in 1680, and it is one of the oldest churches in India. Fort St. George houses St. Mary’s Church & The Fort Museum. The tomb stones that are found in the premises of the Fort are one of the oldest tomb stones of British origin when in India.
The Fort Museum located within Fort St.George is a large repository of arms and armaments of British era. The museum exhibits a wide range of artifacts like, Weapons, Canons, Shields, Uniforms, Manuscripts, Paintings, Letters, coins, medals, etc.