Southeastern Outings Dayhike to Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
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Enjoy a visit to one of Alabama’s most significant historical sites, Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
On 27 March 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, cut a 52-mile trail through the forest in three days,View more
410 Doug Baker Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35242
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