Historic Markers Across Alabama

Red Fort

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Location: on Lancers Lane east of Spanish Main St, Spanish Fort, AL
County: Baldwin
Coordinates: N 30° 40.760    W 087° 54.734
  30.67933333    -87.91223333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMTXKB


Red Fort

Built of red clay, armed with 12 heavy guns and served by 307 crack Confederate Artilleryman from Batteries Perry (Tenn.) Phillips (Tenn.) Lumsden (Ala.) and Garrity (Mobile, Ala.). It was the keystone in the defense of Spanish Fort, 1865.

< center> Erected by the Spanish Fort Historical Society. - 1965

End of Red Fort