Fort Shannon

Fort Shannon (HM1SGX)

Location: Palatka, FL 32177 Putnam County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 38.847', W 81° 37.817'

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Established in May, 1838, this fort was one of the major quartermaster depots in Florida during the Second Seminole War. It operated under Gen. William J. Worth until he assumed command of the armies in Florida. Military facilities included a hospital, barracks, blockhouses, and stables for more than 400 horses. During the fort's existence, Palatka was military in appearance and under military control.
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HM NumberHM1SGX
Marker NumberF-51
Year Placed1961
Placed ByFlorida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials in cooperation with Palatka Junior Chamber of Commerce
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 438996 N 3279886
Decimal Degrees29.64745000, -81.63028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 38.847', W 81° 37.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 38' 50.82" N, 81° 37' 49.02" W
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Area Code(s)386, 904
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 208-210 FL-100, Palatka FL 32177, US
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