Fort Montgomery (4)
History of Fort Montgomery
Established in fall of 1814 by Lt. Colonel Thomas Hart Benton during the Creek Indian War about two miles from Fort Mims. Built as a supply base and defense against hostile Indians and used as a staging area and supply point for General Andrew Jackson's attack on Pensacola, Florida.
Abandoned about 1818.
Private property, no access. Site near Tensaw, Baldwin County, Alabama.
Visited: Area 21 Apr 2016