Fort Micanopy (1835-1843) - A U.S. Army post first established as Fort Defiance (6) in 1835 during the Second Seminole War by Florida Militia in Alachua County, Florida. Fort destroyed in 1836 and rebuilt in 1837 as Fort Micanopy and garrisoned by Federal Troops. Abandoned in 1843. Also known as Fort Number 7 E.
Fort Micanopy History
Micanopy, Alachua County, Florida
Location: Micanopy, Alachua County, Florida. Map point is not accurate.
Maps & Images
Lat: 29.504692 Long: -82.2798227
- 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 187
Visited: 26 Jan 2012
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