“[They] fought to the last with that kind of bravery desperation inspires…”

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.

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Features

April 22, 2015

Prescribed Burns

Learn more information on a prescribed burn intended for Horseshoe Bend.

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201st Anniversary Events

201st Anniversary Events

Learn more about the events planned for the 201st Anniversary of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.

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2015 School Day

2015 School Day

The park will host a school day on Friday, May 8th. Learn more on how to register!

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