The Pride of Seven Flags

The Pride of Seven Flags (HM2IU)

Location: Gulf Shores, AL 36542 Baldwin County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 13.702', W 88° 1.307'

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(East Face):
Tribute dedicated to the memory of the soldiers who gave their lives in the defense of our country here at Fort Morgan.
Here lies the pride of seven flags entombed in our ancestor's worth, who heard the thunder of the fray break o'er the field beneath knew the watchword of the day was "Victory or Death."

(North Face):
Dates of battles and some events relative to Fort Morgan.
1711 - Battle, France - England
1719 - Battle, France - Spain
1763 - Ceded by France to England
1780 - Battle, Spain - England
1783 - Ceded by England to Spain
1812 - Became part of Mississippi Territory

(South Face):
1813 - Battle, United States - Spain
1813 - Construction started on present fort
1814 - Battle, United States - England
1815 - Battle, United States - England
1817 - Became part of Alabama Territory by act of Congress
1833 - Construction completed on present fort

(West Face):
1864 - Battle Confederate Army - Federal Navy
1898 - Occupied by United States Army - Spanish American War
1914-15-16-17-18 - Occupied by United States Army Navy - World War I
1941-42-43-44 - Occupied by United States Army, Navy and Coast Guard - World War II
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HM NumberHM2IU
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 8:18am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 401675 N 3344532
Decimal Degrees30.22836667, -88.02178333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 13.702', W 88° 1.307'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 13' 42.12" N, 88° 1' 18.42" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)251
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-53 Fort Morgan Road, Gulf Shores AL 36542, US
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