Fort Davis (historical) is a historical feature (military) in Nome (CA) Borough.
|Feature Name:||Fort Davis (historical)|
|Category:||Alaska physical, cultural and historic features|
|History:||U.S. Army post established in 1900 and named for General Jefferson Columbus David, commander of the military district of Alaska in 1867. Much unrest resulted from claim jumping, filing errors, and lack of authority at th e outset of the Nome gold rush in 1899 and 1900. The Army was stationed here to maintain order.|
|Borough:||Nome (CA) Borough|
NOTE: This map shows the HISTORICAL LOCATION of a feature that is no longer visible!
(5.5 miles NNW)
Summit, AK (6.6 miles N)
Bessie No 5 Dredge Camp, AK (6.7 miles NE)
Cape Nome, AK
(10.8 miles E)
Port Safety, AK (14.8 miles E)