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Southeastern Outings Dayhike at Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

Presented by Southeastern Outings at Publix in The Village at Lee Branch in Greystone is Meeting Place, Birmingham AL

Mar 04 2023
Southeastern Outings Dayhike at Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

Enjoy a visit to one of Alabama’s most significant historical sites, Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

On March 27, 1814, Major General Andrew Jackson‘s army of 3,300 men attacked Chief Menawa’s 1,000 Red Stick Creek warriors fortified in a horseshoe- shaped bend of the Tallapoosa River.  Over 800 Red Sticks died that day.  The battle ended the Creek War, resulted in a land cession of 23,000,000 acres to the United States and created a national hero of Andrew Jackson.

In March 1814, General Jackson’s army left Fort Williams on the Coosa River, cut a 52-mile trail through the forest in

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Mar 4, 2023 at 09:45 am (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Publix in The Village at Lee Branch in Greystone is Meeting Place

410 Doug Baker Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35242

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