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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. Touch for map. Fort Williams Street between Broadway Ave and South Norton Ave. Marker is in this post office area: Sylacauga AL 35150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hightower Brothers Livery Stable (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marble City Cemetery Sylacauga (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sylacauga (approx. mile away); Stars Fell On Alabama / Hodges Meteorite (approx. 2.9 miles away); Fayetteville (approx. 8.8 miles away); History Of Childersburg (approx. 9.7 miles away); DeSoto Caverns (approx. 9.7 miles away); The De Soto Trail (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sylacauga.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
Fort Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, July 21, 2012
2. Fort Williams Marker
 
 
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 460 times since then and 49 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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