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FORT SOUTHERLAND PARK
206 Van Buren St., Camden, AR 71701, (870) 836-6436


From The Civil War Trust's Official Guide to the Civil War Discovery Trail;
Courtesy of Macmillan Travel


Description: Fort Southerland represents an excellently preserved example of urban Civil War defensive earthworks erected along the periphery of Camden. They were erected in 1864 in anticipation of a Federal attack from Little Rock.

Admission Fees: Free.

Open to Public: Daily: Sunrise to sunset.

Visitor Services: None.

Directions: From I-30 at Prescott: take State Hwy. 24 east to Camden; turn from Hwy. 24 onto State Hwy. 4 Spur and follow 4 Spur and U.S. Hwy. 79 to Bradley Ferry Road. Site is located two blocks down on left.