Fort Jackson

Fort Jackson (HMNGJ)

Location: Buras, LA 70041 Plaquemines Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 21.133', W 89° 27.412'

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Built 1822-32 to protect the lower river. Named for Andrew Jackson. 1862 - Fort withstood 10-day siege by Farragut and surrendered after city fell. In 1898 and 1917-18 used as training base. 1961 - Fort was declared a national monument.
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Year Placed1963
Placed ByLouisiana Department of Commerce and Industry
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 2:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 261478 N 3249516
Decimal Degrees29.35221667, -89.45686667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 21.133', W 89° 27.412'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 21' 7.98" N, 89° 27' 24.72" W
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Area Code(s)985, 504
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-109 Herbert Harvey Dr, Buras LA 70041, US
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