In 1846, the City was established near this site at the confluence of the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers.
In time, all the original Fort buildings disappeared. This circa 1840's log cabin was moved from Washington County, Iowa to this site in 1964 by the Polk County Historical Society.
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|Placed By||Polk County Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 5:10am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15T E 448589 N 4603544|
|Decimal Degrees||41.58193333, -93.61675000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 34.916', W 93° 37.005'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 34' 54.96" N, 93° 37' 0.30" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||515, 641|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 306-338 SW Water St, Des Moines IA 50309, US|
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