Fort Bowyer War of 1812

Fort Bowyer War of 1812 (HMJ3J)

Location: Gulf Shores, AL 36542 Baldwin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 13.756', W 88° 1.367'

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At, or near, this site, the United States, after seizing this point of land from the Spanish in 1813, built Fort Bowyer, a structure of wood and sand. A small garrison of men courageously fought to defend the fort against two British attacks, one in September, 1814, again in February, 1815.
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HM NumberHMJ3J
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Year Placed1972
Placed ByAlabama Society United States Daughters of 1812
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 5:32pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 401579 N 3344632
Decimal Degrees30.22926667, -88.02278333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 13.756', W 88° 1.367'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 13' 45.36" N, 88° 1' 22.02" W
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Area Code(s)251
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Fort Morgan Road, Gulf Shores AL 36542, US
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