Part of our in-depth series exploring Southern Early American Forts
Fort Gadsden Historic Site
Hwy. 65, 12 mi. N off Hwy. 98
Fort Gadsden Historic Site is managed by the U.S. Forest Service and is located on the Apalachicola National Forest. The Fort is in the Northern part of Franklin County and rests beside the Apalachicola River. It is rich in its history dating back to the War of 1812. Fort Gadsden Historic Site is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The site has been recognized as an important piece of our National heritage and warrants special protection.
From Hasford: S. on Hwy. 65 29 mi. and Hwy. 20 W. on Forest Rd. 129 and follow signs. From Eastpoint: N on Hwy. 65 12 mi. and Hwy. 98, W. on Forest Rd. 129.
Per vehicle or vessel $3.
Fishing, Hiking/Nature Trails, Historic Attractions
Parking, Pets on Leash
Friday through Tuesday only: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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