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Site of Fort Claiborne

2nd St., Natchitoches, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 31° 45' 33.0516", -93° 5' 18.1536"
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Fort established here in 1804. Named after William C. C. Claiborne, then Governor of territorial Louisiana. Protected U.S. interests on southwestern frontier. Garrisoned almost continuously until establishment of Fort Jesup in 1822.

Last updated: 4/10/2016 14:54:56
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Site of Fort Claiborne Historical Marker Location Map, Natchitoches, Louisiana