Southeastern Outings Dayhike to Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

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

Mar 16
Southeastern Outings Dayhike to Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

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,

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

410 Doug Baker Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35242

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