Site of Fort Alafia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 27° 52.186 W 082° 08.216
17R E 388075 N 3083295
Quick Description: Located at the ball field in Alderman's Ford Park off CR 39.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 11/25/2016 8:58:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMTHBF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 6

Long Description:
Indian War stockade built 1849
Community & Post Office
Established 1855
1st Lt. Irving McDowell, 1st Artillery USA
Later Major General & Commander of Union Forces at the Battle of Bull Run (Manassas)
Garrisoned this fort in June 1850
Marker Number: None

Date: 1961

County: Hillsborough

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: Hillsborough County Historical Commission

Website: Not listed

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