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Fort St. Pierre Site

Fort St. Pierre Site
Fort St. Pierre Site
Nearest city Vicksburg, Mississippi

32°29′44.49″N 90°47′54.72″W / 32.4956917°N 90.7985333°W / 32.4956917; -90.7985333Coordinates: 32°29′44.49″N 90°47′54.72″W / 32.4956917°N 90.7985333°W / 32.4956917; -90.7985333

Built 1729
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 00000263
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 16, 2000[1]
Designated NHL February 16, 2000[2]

Fort St. Pierre Site is an archaeological site that was the location of a French fort during 1719-1729, center of a community named Yazoo Post. The site has additional importance for its use in dating other archaeological sites due to its integrity and brief period of use.[2]

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2000.[2][3]

A quite extensive history of the site is available.[3]

Other names for the site include: Fort St. Peter; Fort St. Claude des Yasous; Yazoo Post; and Site 23-M-5.[1]


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