Fort Eaton (1)

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Fort Eaton (1) (1855-1856) - A settler Fort first established in 1855 during the Washington Indian Wars on Eaton Prairie in present day Olympia, Thurston County, Washington. Named Fort Eaton after Nathan Eaton on whose land claim the fort was built. Abandoned in 1856.

Fort Eaton Marker

History of Fort Eaton

Established in 1855 during the Washington Indian Wars on the land claim of Nathan Eaton. The fort was a stockaded square enclosing sixteen log buildings

Abandoned as a fortification in 1856.

Current Status

Marker on the site in Olympia, Thurston County, Washington.


Location: Yelm Highway and Meridian Road in Olympia, Thurston County, Washington. Map point is the marker located on the site.

Maps & Images

Lat: 46.985796 Long: -122.73826

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Visited: 22 Sep 2015

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