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Near Ohatchee in St. Clair County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)

Fort Strother

Fort Strother Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, February 1, 2009
1. Fort Strother Marker
Inscription.  Creek Indian War Headquarters of Gen. Andrew Jackson 1813 - 1814
Erected by St. Clair County.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
Location. 33° 46.809′ N, 86° 3.792′ W. Marker is near Ohatchee, Alabama, in St. Clair County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 144 and Valley Drive, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 144. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ragland AL 35131, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of “Ten Islands” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Janney Furnace (approx. 2.7 miles away); Crook Cemetery (approx. 7˝ miles away); Lincoyer (approx. 7.9 miles away); The Tallasahatchie Battle Field (approx. 7.9 miles away); John Looney House (approx. 7.9 miles away); Tallasseehatchee
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(approx. 9.4 miles away); Refuge Cemetery (approx. 9˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ohatchee.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Strother. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Creek War from Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 3, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 4,487 times since then and 142 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 3, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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