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Fort McNeil (1837-1837) - A U.S. Army post established in 1837 on the north bank of Taylor Creek, Orange County, Florida. Named after 2nd Lt. John Winfield Scott McNeil who was killed in action near Dunlawton, 11 Sep 1837. Abandoned later in 1837.
Fort McNeil History
Established 28 Dec 1837 as a stockade with two blockhouses on diagonal corners.
Location: Map point is not accurate. On FL 532 north of the Taylor Creek Bridge, Orange County, Florida.
Maps & Images Lat: 28.366117 Long: -80.929173
- Roberts, Robert B., Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States, Macmillan, New York, 1988, 10th printing, ISBN 0-02-926880-X, page 183
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