Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson, Wetumpka

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Fort Toulouse, also called Fort des Alibamons and Fort Toulouse des Alibamons, is a historic fort near the city of Wetumpka, Alabama, United States, that is now maintained by the Alabama Historical Commission. The French founded the fort in 1717, naming it for Louis-Alexandre de Bourbon, comte de Toulouse. In order to counter the growing influence of the British colonies of Georgia and Carolina, the government of French Louisiana erected a fort on the eastern border of the Louisiana Colony in what is now the state of Alabama.
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  • Great walking trails, beautiful views. Good place for history lessons during frontier days. You can have big gatherings here and camp as well  more »
  • Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson is the scene of two important historic forts, a prehistoric Native American mound, restored Native American houses, walking trails and more. I have visited often and was bac...  more »
  • My family took a trip recently for the Frontier Days event that is held yearly. We went on a Friday, which I should advise against. There were a large amount of school groups here, and it was hard to ...  more »
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