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Sylacauga in Talladega County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Williams

12 miles west

 
 
Fort Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David J Gaines, July 21, 2012
1. Fort Williams Marker
Inscription.  Built by Andrew Jackson with U.S. Regulars, Tennessee Volunteers and friendly Cherokees and Creeks. Used as advance base during final phases of Creek Indian War, 1813-1814. Military cemetery nearby.
 
Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
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.
 
Location. 33° 10.032′ N, 86° 15.1′ W. Marker is in Sylacauga, Alabama, in Talladega County. Marker is on Fort Williams Street, on the right when traveling east. Fort Williams Street between Broadway Ave and South Norton Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sylacauga AL 35150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sylacauga Marble (within shouting distance of this marker); Sylacauga Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Sylacauga Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Sylacauga Historic Commercial District
Fort Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David J Gaines, July 21, 2012
2. Fort Williams Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Hightower Brothers Livery Stable (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marble City Cemetery Sylacauga (approx. 0.6 miles away); The B.B. Comer Memorial Library (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sylacauga (approx. Ύ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sylacauga.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 678 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2012, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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May. 27, 2022