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Fort Carroll
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 27° 54.363 W 081° 48.094
17R E 421118 N 3087053
Quick Description: Located in the parking area at the Florida Sheriff's Youth Villa.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2017 8:48:43 PM
Waymark Code: WMW7NQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member the federation
Views: 1

Long Description:
One mile north of here, a stockade type depot was erected by a detail of the 7th Infantry, U.S.A. while on a march to the Kissimmee River. Built Jan. 22, 1841, it was named on honor of Sergeant-Major Francis Carroll who suffered a hero's death at the hand of Indians near Micanopy.
Marker Number: None

Date: 1964

County: Polk

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: The Polk County Historical Commission

Website: Not listed

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