Site of Fort Meade

Site of Fort Meade (HM12KM)

Location: Fort Meade, FL 33841 Polk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 45.32', W 81° 47.726'

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Built by Lt. George G. Meade
who later became commanding general
of the Union Forces
during the Civil War.

Headquarters of a military area
during the Seminole Indian War 1849-1858.
Near here were fought several engagements
with the hostiles.

Garrisoned by U.S. Army
and Florida Mounted Volunteer troops.
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HM NumberHM12KM
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Placed ByThe Polk County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:20pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 421613 N 3070353
Decimal Degrees27.75533333, -81.79543333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 45.32', W 81° 47.726'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 45' 19.20" N, 81° 47' 43.56" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)863
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 3rd St NE, Fort Meade FL 33841, US
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