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Fort Pierce in St. Lucie County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Capron

 
 
Fort Capron Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, January 28, 2014
1. Fort Capron Marker
Inscription.  
1850-1859
Marking site of
Fort Capron

 
Erected 1925 by Cora Stickney Harper Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 27° 29.395′ N, 80° 20.163′ W. Marker is in Fort Pierce, Florida, in St. Lucie County. Marker is at the intersection of North Indian River Drive and Chamberlain Boulevard, on the right when traveling north on North Indian River Drive. Marker is at the end of Chamberlain Blvd over looking the Indian River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Pierce FL 34946, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Lucie Village (approx. 0.2 miles away); Zora Neale Hurston Gravesite (approx. 1.6 miles away); Zora Neale Hurston House (approx. 2 miles away); Mk V Special Operations Craft [SOC]
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(approx. 2.2 miles away); SOC-6 Special Operations Craft-6 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Combatant Craft Assault (CCA) (approx. 2.2 miles away); Iranian Gunboat (approx. 2.2 miles away); Apollo Space Capsule (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Pierce.
 
Regarding Fort Capron. The location where this marker is at has been found to not be correct. Actual site is a short distance south and west of marker.
 
Fort Capron Marker looking east toward the Indian River image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, December 28, 2017
2. Fort Capron Marker looking east toward the Indian River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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