Historic Markers Across Florida

Fort Fraser

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Location: on east side of U.S. 98, about 1/2 mile south of intersection with County Road 540A, Highland City.
County: Polk
Coordinates: N 27° 56.934    W 081° 51.958
  27.9489    -81.86596666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMW7NX


Fort Fraser

In this immediate vicinity was the site of Fort Fraser.

Established by General Zachary Taylor November, 1837 on his march against the Seminoles culminating in the Battle of Okeechobee. Erected by the Fourth Infantry and garrisoned by the Second Artillery and the First Infantry, U.S.A. & Florida Volunteers.

Sponsored by the Polk County Historical Commission 1957


City: Highland City, FL