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Fort Heilman - Middleburg, Florida
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member macleod1
N 30° 04.376 W 081° 51.866
17R E 416686 N 3327181
Quick Description: This is located in front of a shopping center on S.R. 21.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 4/26/2008 12:19:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM3NR1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member StressMaster
Views: 53

Long Description:
Fort Heilman, named after Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Julius F. Heilman, was built in the mid 1830's at the spot where the north and south forks of Black Creek join. It was a temporary wooden stockade used during the First Seminole War as a quartermaster work shop and storage depot. Clustered around the stockade were the log huts of the small village of Garey's Ferry. When the Indian wars ended the fort was abandoned.
Marker Number: R-58

Date: 1961

County: Clay

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials

Website: Not listed

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