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
Coordinates: N 27° 45.340    W 081° 33.095
  27.75566666    -81.55158333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMXC4J


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


City: Frostproof, FL