Near Wetumpka in Elmore County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Here Stood Fort Toulouse
A defense against
The Alabama Society
of Colonial Dames
preserves the memory
of faithful service
Erected 1912 by Alabama Society of Colonial Dames.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • Landmarks • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the The Colonial Dames of America, National Society of series lists.
Location. 32° 30.263′ N, 86° 15.308′ W. Marker is near Wetumpka, Alabama, in Elmore County. Marker can be reached from West Fort Toulouse Road 0.3 miles west of Jackson Park Road, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located within the Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson National Historical Park, beyond the end of West Fort Toulouse Road. Fee charged. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2521 West Fort Toulouse Road, Wetumpka AL 36093, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Fort Jackson (here, next to this marker); William Bartram Arboretum (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mound at Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bartram's Trail (approx. 2.4 miles away); Williams Lowndes Yancey (approx. 3 miles away); Crommelin Memorial (approx. 3˝ miles away); First Baptist Church of Wetumpka (approx. 3.6 miles away); Wetumpka Methodist Church (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wetumpka.
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1. History is alive and well at Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Park. Native Americans, French soldiers and settlers, American soldiers and settlers, and modern archaeologists have all left their marks. (Submitted on October 21, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Fort Toulouse/Fort Jackson. In 1717, when this region was part of French Louisiana, the French built a fort near the strategically vital junction where the Tallapoosa and Coosa Rivers form the Alabama River (Submitted on October 21, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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