Jefferson Davis Memorial Historic Site, Fitzgerald
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I've always loved coming here! It is so nice and well kept. I just wish it was advertised more. I tell so many about it and they didn't even know it!!!!
I'm a "Yankee", and love Civil War stuff. I saw the sign on I-75 heading North from Florida and just decided to stop by. There was much more to see than I expected. The lady who was the "hostess" had ... read more »
We drove 90 miles to see this yesterday. The website said it was open. When we arrived, the museum was locked. We had packed a picnic lunch, which we had to eat in the car because the picnic tables we... read more »
Visited the site last week in February 2015 The site is 15 miles from I-75-directions to the site were well marked-there is a memorial and 3 historical markers, along with a monument. The markers describe the events of May 1865 when Jefferson Davis fled to Georgia in an attempt to link up with five major generals of the remaining Trans-Mississippi forces of the CSA. The site was at the capture point in May 1865. Following this, Jefferson Davis was returned to Washington, stripped of his citizenship and imprisoned for two years. It is a well kept site and would be a good addition to any trip down/up I-75
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