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Fort Toulouse/Jackson

Click here for maps Description:   Site of French fort 1717-1763, and 1813-1814 fort by Andrew Jackson during the Creek Indian War.  Replica French fort 1751, partial reconstruction of Jacksonian fort, 1830 Graves House serves as welcome center.  Active living history program, events monthly.  Nature trail/arboretum, boat launch, campground, picnics
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How to contact: 

Address:  
2521 West Fort Toulouse Road
Wetumpka, AL  36092

Parent Organization:
Alabama Historical Commission
Contacts
Phone 334 567-3002
e-mail mailto:ftedu@bellsouth.net
URL 
Alabama Historical Commission
http://www.preserveala.org/forttoulousejackson.aspx?sm=g_h

http://wetumpka.al.us/Default.asp?ID=146
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 Grounds dawn-dusk dawn-dusk dawn-dusk dawn-dusk dawn-dusk dawn-dusk dawn-dusk
 Visitor Center Daily 8-5 8-5 8-5 8-5 8-5 8-5 8-5
Season
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
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Groups

As of FEB 2007 6-18 $3 College:  $4 $5 65+ $4 $4 adults
Special Fees:  Family, (2 adults, 2 under 18) $12, Military: active, reserve, veteran  w/ID no charge
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Visit both forts, walk nature trail, welcome center house museum of archaeological artifacts
Big Events:  spring French & Indian War encampment, fall pre-1820 Heritage Days Suggested Stay:
Period 1750s and 1810s Structures 3 Type of Site forts
Buildings: reconstructed 1751 fort; partially reconstructed 1813 fort
Interpreters: on event weekends Craftspeople:
Special Programs: monthly living history weekends
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Picnic, Vending/Snacks
   14 tables, grills, pavilion
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
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Sleeping Camping/RV

Cabins

Hotel/Motel

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Fort Toulouse/Jackson Park

   
Capacity/Availability

39 trailer pads, water, electricity, showers

   
Reservations/Contact

$10.00, $2 Senior discount

   
Recreation

Hiking

Swimming Athletic Other
Description nature trail/arboretum     boat launch
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Nearby Places to Stay:

Address
Reservation
Camping/RV  
K & K Recreational Vehicle Park 1810 I65 Service RD E
Millbrook, AL 36054
334 285-5251
Gunter Hill Campground    
Montgomery KOA    

Bed & Breakfast

 
Red Bluff Cottage 551 Clay St
Montgomery AL 36104
334 264-0056
Barton Ridge Plantation RR 2
Rockford AL 35136
256 377-1111
Colonel's Rest 11091 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery AL 36117
334 215-0380
Lattice Inn B&B 1414 South Hull St
Montgomery AL 36104
334 832-9931
Plantation House B&B 752 Loder St
Montgomery AL 36067
334 361-0442
Veranda 545 Upper Kingston Road
Prattville AL 36067
334 358-4401
Hotel/Motel  

Click Here For Hotel Bookings in Wetumpka

Key West Inn 4225 US Highway 231
Wetumpka AL 36093
334 567-2227
Wetumpka Inn Motel 4225 US Highway 231
Wetumpka AL 36092
334 567-9316
Comfort Inn
 
4480 N Chase Blvd
Montgomery AL 36110
334-270-0099
Regency Inn
 
1771 Cong  L Dickinson DR W
Montgomery AL 36109
334-260-0444

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Best Local Information:
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Learn More About It:

On the Web URL/E-mail
Center for Archaeological Studies www.southalabma.edu/archaeology/old_mobile/
Alabama Frontier Days -- extensive site devoted to living history events at the fort. Lots of good links and calendar http://www.alabamafrontierdays.com/Links.html
Wetumpka Alabama Tourism http://www.wetumpka.al.us/
Living History and Pre-1840's Buckskinning http://www.living-history.net/
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Last Update:  01/09/2010

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