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Perdue Hill in Monroe County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Claiborne

Creek Indian War 1813-1814

 
 
Fort Claiborne Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, September 25, 2011
1. Fort Claiborne Marker
Inscription.  Built by Gen. Ferdinand L. Claiborne as a base for his invasion of the Alabama country with U.S. Regulars, Lower Tombigbee Militia, and friendly Choctaws. Claiborne’s campaign culminated in the American victory over the Creeks at the Holy Ground.
 
Erected 1970 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansWar of 1812Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list.
 
Location. 31° 32.486′ N, 87° 30.78′ W. Marker is in Perdue Hill, Alabama, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 84 and Grain Elevator Road and Lena Landegger Highway, on the left when traveling west on U.S. 84. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perdue Hill AL 36470, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Claiborne (approx. ¼ mile away); Piache (approx. ¼ mile away); Perdue Hill Industrial School (approx. 1.3
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miles away); Dellet-Bedsole Plantation (approx. 1.8 miles away); William B. Travis House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Masonic Lodge No. 3 (approx. 2 miles away); Lafayette's Tour (approx. 2 miles away); John Murphy (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perdue Hill.
 
Fort Claiborne Marker (East View) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, September 25, 2011
2. Fort Claiborne Marker (East View)
Fort Claiborne Marker (West View) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, September 25, 2011
3. Fort Claiborne Marker (West View)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,193 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 26, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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