Fort Visalia

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Fort Visalia (1852-unk) - A settler Fort first established in 1852 in Visalia, Tulare County, California. Not known when abandoned.

History of Fort Visalia

Established in the fall of 1852 by settlers as a 60' square stockade with an entrance tunnel. Tents were pitched inside to provide shelter and a bridge crossed Mill Creek at the fort.

Several local families lived inside the fort during the winter of 1852-1853. Not known when the fort was abandoned but it was reportedly still standing in 1860.

Current Status

No remains in Visalia, Tulare County, California.


Location: Oak and Garden Street, Visalia, Tulare County, California.

Maps & Images

Lat: 36.33208 Long: -119.29003

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