The Origin of Madras: Fort St. George
A story of discovery. A story of revolution, scandal, agitation, heartbreak, loss, triumph, diligence and perseverance. The story about the Origin of Madras - the story of Fort St. George.
Today, Fort St. George happens to be the seat of political and administrative power, as well as the base for The Ministry of Defence. It is also where the Archaeological Survey of India is housed, nestled unassumingly in a building that was once home to one of the greatest Governor Generals of Madras, Robert Clive. Join us as we explore the fort where Madras found her origins as Indiaâs first presidency.
Focus: History and Architecture
Research Duration: 3 Months