Historic Markers Across Alabama

Fort Stoddert (1799)

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Location: on Old Military Rd at the railroad crossing, Mt Vernon, AL
County: Mobile
Coordinates: N 31° 05.154    W 088° 00.977
  31.0859    -88.01628333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMJMPT


Site three miles east. Border fort and port of entry into the United States while the 31st parallel was the southern border. Aaron Burr was held prisoner here after capture near McIntosh in 1807.

Erected by the Historic Mobile Preservation Society.

End of Fort Stoddert (1799)