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Near Many in Sabine Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fort Jesup

 
 
Fort Jesup Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
1. Fort Jesup Marker
Inscription. Established in 1822 under Gen. Zachary Taylor as a major American fort on the southwestern frontier. It later became known as the Cradle of the Mexican War.
 
Location. 31° 36.752′ N, 93° 24.155′ W. Marker is near Many, Louisiana, in Sabine Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Old Louisiana 6 (State Highway 3118) and Geoghangan Road, on the right when traveling north on Old Louisiana 6. Touch for map. Marker located at Fort Jesup State Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Many LA 71449, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Camino Real (within shouting distance of this marker); Los Adaes (approx. 8.9 miles away); a different marker also named El Camino Real (approx. 8.9 miles away); Los Adais (approx. 9.2 miles away); The Presidio Nuestra Senora del Pilar de los Adais (approx. 9.3 miles away); El Camino Real de los Tejas (approx. 9.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Jesup. (Submitted on July 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Mexican-American War. (Submitted on July 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
3. Fort Jesup State Historic Site. (Submitted on July 26, 2017.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, Mexican-American
 
Fort Jesup Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
2. Fort Jesup Marker
Fort Jesup Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
3. Fort Jesup Marker
Fort Jesup image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
4. Fort Jesup
Fort Jesup image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
5. Fort Jesup
Frontier fort of the United States of America, Established 1822
Zachary Taylor image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
6. Zachary Taylor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 114 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 26, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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