Wetumpka in Elmore County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
later Fort Jackson, named in honor of
Gen. Andrew Jackson
March 27, 1814,
defeated the Creek Indians in a
decisive battle at Horseshoe Bend.
Peter Forney Chapter D.A.R.
May 21, 1915
Erected 1915 by Peter Forney Chapter D.A.R.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1862.
Location. 32° 30.262′ N, 86° 15.308′ W. Marker is in Wetumpka, Alabama, in Elmore County. Marker is on West Fort Toulouse Road, 0.3 miles south of Jackson Park Road, on the right when traveling south. 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 Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Here Stood Fort Toulouse (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); Wetumpka Impact Crater (approx. 3.4 miles away); Crommelin Memorial (approx. 3˝ miles away); Lock 31 (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wetumpka.
Also see . . . Fort Toulouse - Fort Jackson Historic Site. (Submitted on October 25, 2013.)
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