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Fort Jackson

Hwy 23, Venice, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 16' 33.6432", -89° 21' 23.5656"
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Built around 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.

Last updated: 7/27/2009 15:10:00
   
     
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