Site of Fort Claiborne

Site of Fort Claiborne (HM1MNY)

Location: Natchitoches, LA 71457 Natchitoches Parish
Country: United States of America

N 31° 45.791', W 93° 5.262'

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Fort established here in 1804. Named after William C.C. Claiborne, then governor of territorial Louisiana. Protected U.S. interests on southwestern frontier. Garrisoned almost continuously until establishment of Fort Jesup in 1822.
Year Placed1981
Placed ByDepartment of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 9th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 491695 N 3514190
Decimal Degrees31.76318333, -93.08770000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 45.791', W 93° 5.262'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 45' 47.46" N, 93° 5' 15.72" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 750 2nd St, Natchitoches LA 71457, US
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