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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.
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.
 
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 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hightower Brothers Livery Stable (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marble City Cemetery Sylacauga
Fort Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, July 21, 2012
2. Fort Williams Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); The B.B. Comer Memorial Library (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sylacauga (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sylacauga.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 39 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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