“[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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Symposium at Auburn University - August 8th

2015 Symposium

Theme: An End and a Beginning: Wars, Treaties and a Changing Nation - Saturday, 8 August 2015 @ Auburn University

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Summer Events 2015

Summer Events 2015

Learn more about the events planned for the Summer here at Horeseshoe Bend

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Horseshoe Bend Social Media

Social Media - Stay Connected!

Follow and Like Horseshoe Bend on social media sites to stay up to date on whats happening in the park and special events.

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