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Spanish Fort in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Spanish Fort

Alabama

 
 
Spanish Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, January 14, 2017
1. Spanish Fort Marker
Inscription.  
Historic Spot
of the Deep South

 
Erected 1958 by Spanish Fort Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNotable PlacesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 30° 40.263′ N, 87° 53.699′ W. Marker is in Spanish Fort, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Spanish Fort Boulevard and Blakeley Way (County Road 72). Located in front of the Spanish Fort City Hall, Community Center and Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7361 Spanish Fort Boulevard, Spanish Fort AL 36527, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Spanish Fort (approx. one mile away); Site Of The Naval Battery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Confederate Redoubt No. 3 / Gibson’s Brigade (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fuller Memorial Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Confederate Main Line of Resistance
Spanish Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, January 14, 2017
2. Spanish Fort Marker
Photo shows 3 of the six flags flown over Spanish Fort:
France: 1712 - 1763
Britain: 1763
Spain: 1781
United States of America: 1810 with the annexation of west Florida under President James Madison
Alabama Territory: Established in 1819
Confederacy: 1861 ( Alabama joined the Confederate States, which collapsed in 1865)
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Red Fort (approx. 1.2 miles away); Union Siege Battery No. 1 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ft. McDermott Confederate Memorial Park (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spanish Fort.
 
Marker in front of Spanish Fort Community Center. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, January 14, 2017
3. Marker in front of Spanish Fort Community Center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 678 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Jun. 30, 2022