Fort No. 2 at Yellow Bayou

Also known as: Fort Humbug, Fort Scurry
LA 1, approximately 1.5 mi. W of Simmesport, Simmesport, Louisiana

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 17, 1997
Reference number
97000337
Architectural style
Other architectural type; earthwork fort
Area of significance
Military
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Fortification
Current functions
Outdoor recreation; Park
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant years
1863; 1864
Number of properties
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 4

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2018: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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