Historic Markers Across Alabama

Fort Tombecbee-3/4 mile

Marker ID: AHA 
County: Sumter
Waymark: None


1736 Erected by French against intrusions of British traders arousing Choctaws and Chickasaws.

1763 Renamed Fort York by British who soon abandoned the post.

1783 Renamed Fort Confederation by Spanish and occupied until ceded in 1795.

1802 Here Choctaws ceded large areas to United States, and the post was continued as Indian trading post.

End of Fort Tombecbee-3/4 mile