Historic Markers Across Georgia

Fort Defiance

Marker ID: DAR 
Location: at the intersection of South Jefferson Street and East Hancock Street (Georgia Route 22/24), Milledgeville, GA
County: Baldwin
Coordinates: N 33° 4.887    W 083° 13.521
  33.08145    -83.22535
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
Fort Defiance Marker
Photo by David Seibert


Site of Fort Defiance
Rendezvous of Followers of
Gen. Elijah Clarke
In the Trans-Oconee Country
WPA 1938 DAR

Fort Defiance
Photo by David Seibert


This fort was also one of General Elijah Clarke's forts in the Trans-Oconee Country. It is on the southwest side of the Oconee River in Milledgeville, about 6 miles above the federal fort, Fort Fidius.

Source: DAR – Nancy Hart Chapter - Forts