Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site

Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site in Pineville, Louisiana, a state historic site in Louisiana consisting of Fort Randolph and Fort Buhlow. Both of these forts are in the National Register of Historic Places.

Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site
Visitor Center Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site.jpg
Visitor center at the historic site
Map showing the location of Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site
Map showing the location of Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site
Map of Louisiana, United States of America
LocationRapides Parish, Louisiana, United States of America
Coordinates31°19′27″N 92°26′57″W / 31.324172°N 92.449203°W / 31.324172; -92.449203[1]Coordinates: 31°19′27″N 92°26′57″W / 31.324172°N 92.449203°W / 31.324172; -92.449203[1]
EstablishedNovember 18, 2010 (2010-11-18)[2]
Governing bodyLouisiana Office of State Parks

AttractionsEdit

Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site includes the remains of Bailey's Dam. This dam allowed for the Union Fleet, under the command of Admiral David Porter, to escape below the rapids on the Red River during the Union retreat after the Battle of Mansfield. The site also includes a visitor center, an elevated boardwalk, and a field for Civil War re-enactments.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site - Louisiana Office of State Parks". Louisiana Department of Culture Recreation and Tourism. Archived from the original on January 12, 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-06.
  2. ^ "Forts Randolph and Buhlow to Open in Pineville". Cenla Focus. November 2010. Retrieved 2011-04-19.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site at Wikimedia Commons