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Wetumpka in Elmore County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Jackson

 
 
Fort Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner
1. Fort Jackson Marker
Inscription.
At this site stood Fort Toulouse,
later Fort Jackson, named in honor of
Gen. Andrew Jackson
who on
March 27, 1814,
defeated the Creek Indians in a
decisive battle at Horseshoe Bend.

Erected
by
Peter Forney Chapter D.A.R.
Montgomery, Ala.
May 21, 1915

 
Erected 1915 by Peter Forney Chapter D.A.R.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is located within the Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson National Historical Park, beyond the end of West Fort Toulouse Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2521 West Fort Toulouse Road, Wetumpka AL 36093, United States of America.
 
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); Bartram's Trail (approx. 2.4 miles away); Williams Lowndes Yancey (approx. 3 miles away); First Baptist Church of Wetumpka
Fort Toulouse / Fort Jackson Markers image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner
2. Fort Toulouse / Fort Jackson Markers
(approx. 3.6 miles away); Wetumpka Methodist Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); Wetumpka L&N Depot (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Wetumpka Light Guard (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.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWars, US Indian
 
Fort Jackson reproduction (south side) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner
3. Fort Jackson reproduction (south side)
Fort Jackson Reproduction (front) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner
4. Fort Jackson Reproduction (front)
Fort Jackson Reproduction (entry) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner
5. Fort Jackson Reproduction (entry)
Fort Jackson Reproduction (rampart & fraise) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner
6. Fort Jackson Reproduction (rampart & fraise)
Fort Jackson Reproduction (rampart & fraise close) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner
7. Fort Jackson Reproduction (rampart & fraise close)
Fort Jackson Reproduction image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner
8. Fort Jackson Reproduction
Fort Jackson Reproduction image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner
9. Fort Jackson Reproduction
Fort Jackson Reproduction (mote remnant) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner
10. Fort Jackson Reproduction (mote remnant)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 21, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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