Blakeley

Also known as: Historic Blakeley State Park
Baldwin County, Alabama, along the Tensaw River north of Spanish Fort

A ghost town in Baldwin County, Alabama.

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Description 

Blakeley is a ghost town in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. It was the location of a major fort during the Civil War. The town is now in an Alabama historic state park known as Historic Blakeley State Park near Spanish Fort.

The ghost town was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 25, 1974.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 25, 1974
Reference number
74000397
Areas of significance
Commerce; Archeology - Non-Aboriginal; Military
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
D - Information Potential
Property type
Site
Historic function
Village site
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1800-1824
Significant years
1814; 1865; 1868

Update Log 

  • May 23, 2011: Added by WillyT

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