Site of Fort Clinch

Site of Fort Clinch (HM1SK1)

Location: Frostproof, FL 33843 Polk County
Country: United States of America

N 27° 45.341', W 81° 33.097'

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One of a chain of Seminole Indian War forts 1849-1858. Several men served at this post who later gained prominence in the Civil War. Among these were Generals George G. Meade, A.P. Hill, and "Stonewall" Jackson. Garrisoned by 1st., 7th Inf. U.S. Army and Florida Mounted Volunteers.
HM NumberHM1SK1
Placed ByPolk County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, June 10th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 445641 N 3070260
Decimal Degrees27.75568333, -81.55161667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 45.341', W 81° 33.097'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 45' 20.46" N, 81° 33' 5.82" W
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Area Code(s)863
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1201-1343 Co Rd 630, Frostproof FL 33843, US
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