Historic Markers Across Florida



Site of Fort Clinch



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Location: on County Highway 630, 3.3 miles west of u.s. 27A, Frostproof.
County: Polk
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Waymark: None
 



Text:

One of a chain of Seminole Indian War Forts 1849- 1858. Several men served at this post who later gained prominence in the Civil War. Among these were Generals George C. Meade, A.P. Hill and "Stonewall Jackson." Garrisoned by 1st Art., 7th U.S. Army and Florida Mounted Volunteers.

Erected by Polk County Historical Commission


Notes:

City: Frostproof, FL