Historic Markers Across Alabama



Fort Okfuskee



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: US 280 near mile marker 75 between Alexander City and Dadeville, AL
County: Tallapoosa
Coordinates: N 32° 52.97    W 085° 51.25
  32.88294    -85.85427
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMHXGQ
 



Text:

6 mi. west.


Built in 1735 by British from Carolina in futile attempt to gain trade of the Creek Indians from the French, located at Fort Toulouse, 40 mi. S. Okfuskee was the largest town in Creek Confederacy.

Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.








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