Fort Mudge, Georgia

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Fort Mudge is an unincorporated community in Brantley County in the U.S. state of Georgia.

History[edit]

Fort Mudge (the fort after which the community is named) is described as "a temporary fortification during the Florida war", established in 1813.[1] It was abandoned at the end of the war, although it may have been briefly reoccupied in 1838 during the Second Seminole War. [2]

In popular culture[edit]

It is occasionally mentioned in the comic strip Pogo.

Species of special concern[edit]

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources lists several species of special concern in or near Fort Mudge.[3]

Roads[edit]

U.S. Route 1 (concurrent with U.S. Route 23 and Georgia State Route 4 here, and also identified as Jacksonville Highway) runs through Fort Mudge.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Candler, Allan (1906). Georgia Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, etc, Vol II. State Historical Association. p. 65.
  2. ^ "Georgia Forts". Retrieved Jan 9, 2019.
  3. ^ Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Wildlife Resources Division. "Locations of Special Concern Animals, Plants and Natural Communities by Quarter Quad Names Starting with (F)". Retrieved April 7, 2011.

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