Fort and Locust streets, Cape Girardeau MO 63703
This is one of four local Union forts built in 1861. They were designed to protect the town from both land and water (the Mississippi River). Self-guided tours with historical markers at this city park.
Open daylight hours.
Battle of Carthage State Historic Site • Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site • Battle of Lexington State Historic Site • Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site (Fort Davidson) • Battle of Westport • Centralia Battle/Massacre • Confederate Memorial State Historic Site • Fort D Park • Lone Jack Battlefield Museum and Soldier’s Cemetery • Missouri Civil War Museum • U.S. Grant National Historic Site • Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield