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

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HistoryEdit

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 cultureEdit

It is occasionally mentioned in the comic strip Pogo.

Species of special concernEdit

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

RoadsEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  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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