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



Text:

Site of Fort Defiance
1794
Rendezvous of Followers of
Gen. Elijah Clarke
In the Trans-Oconee Country
WPA 1938 DAR




Fort Defiance
Photo by David Seibert


Notes:

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

 

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