Fort Concord

Fort Concord (tmp-deb87)

Location: Casselberry, FL 32707 Seminole County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 40.438', W 81° 20.021'

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During the interbellum periods of the Seminole Wars, local militia in the Casselberry area built forts to protect settlers from Seminole attacks. Aaron Jernigan, the original settler of Orlando, helped tp construct a small blockhouse with local settlers on the northeast shore of Lake Concord in 1849 . The blockhouse was known as Fort Concord or Fort Comfort. The impetus for its construction was the Indian Scare of 1849 when Seminoles attacked a settlement on the Indian River in response to being restricted to the Seminole Reservation. The Fort was only meant to be a temporary fortification and no trace remains today.
HM Numbertmp-deb87
Placed ByCity of Casselberry
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 9:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 467397 N 3171910
Decimal Degrees28.67396667, -81.33368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 40.438', W 81° 20.021'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 40' 26.28" N, 81° 20' 1.26" W
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Area Code(s)407, 321
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 168 Sunset Dr N, Casselberry FL 32707, US
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