About Fort Batenstein
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Fort Batenstein was a fort and trading post established by the Dutch on the Gold Coast in 1656. It was situated near Butre (old spelling: Boutry). The fort was ceded with the entire Dutch Gold Coast to Britain in 1872.
At this fort, the Treaty of Butre was signed on 27 August 1656 between the Dutch and the Ahanta.