Historic Markers Across Georgia



Site of Fort Defiance



Marker ID: DAR 
Location: in the median of West Hancock and Jefferson Streets, Milledgeville, GA.
County: Baldwin
Coordinates: N 33° 04.887    W 083° 13.521
  33.08145    -83.22535
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM4GA4
Site of Fort Defiance Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

Site of Fort Defiance
1794

Rendezvous of followers of General Elijah Clarke in the Trans-Oconee Country.

WPA 1936 D.A.R.




Site of Fort Defiance
Photo by David Seibert


Notes:

this was one of three forts built by Elijah Clarke for the Transoconee Expedition

 

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