Fort Barrington

Fort Barrington (HM89P)

Location: Darien, GA 31305 McIntosh County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 23.171', W 81° 26.021'

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—— 12 mi. →

Fort Barrington, about twelve miles West of here on the Altamaha River, was built in 1751. Lieut. Robert Baillie, in charge of construction, commanded the post for several years.

Named Fort Howe during the Revolution, the fort played a vital part in that War, guarding the most dangerous land pass on the Southern Frontier of Georgia. In constant peril from British forces and their Indian allies, the fort was the scene of several battles and skirmishes.

Confederate troops were stationed on the site during the War Between The States.
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HM NumberHM89P
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number095-14
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 11:27am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 458765 N 3472483
Decimal Degrees31.38618333, -81.43368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 23.171', W 81° 26.021'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 23' 10.26" N, 81° 26' 1.26" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1565 North Way, Darien GA 31305, US
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