Historic Markers Across Alabama

Lake Jackson

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: 3rd St. South, Florala, AL
County: Covington
Coordinates: N 31° 0.075    W 086° 19.73
  31.00125      -86.32892
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Andrew Jackson in Seminole War with an army of 1200 camped here in May 1818 en route westward from Fort Gadsden to subdue marauding Indians abetted by Spaniards at Pensacola. Jackson determined to seize Pensacola and thus altered the course of history on the continent.

End of Lake Jackson