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Creation Date

1-24-2009

Building Name

Yellow Bluff Fort Monument

Description

Yellow Bluff Fort Monument, Jacksonville, FL.

Yellow Bluff Fort is located on the northern side of the Saint John's River and is a Florida State Park. There is no visitor center, no staff, nor facilities, but there are cannons and a monument to Confederate troops.

This is the Confederate Monument at the Yellow Bluff. The text on the marker is :

Dedicated to the memory of the Confederate soldiers who defended Jacksonville, 1861-1865.

Yellow Bluff Fort

A Confederate earthworks designed and located by General Robert E. Lee as one of a series of forts for the defense of the Saint Johns River. This fort was occupied by both Confederate and Union forces during the course of the war and is today in its original state.

Erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy .

National Register of Historic Places NRIS #70000183

Latitude, Longitude

30.399788, -81.55632

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Yellow Bluff Fort; Confederate Monument; Marker; Duval County (Fl.); New Berlin, Jacksonville (Fl.); Monuments -- Florida -- Jacksonville.

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