Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Auburn University and the Friends of Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, Inc. will present a symposium commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the Creek War of 1813-14. It will focus on the pivotal events of two hundred years ago in Alabama, the Southeast, the United States and the world. This event will take place at the Auburn University Conference Center on Friday & Saturday, March 21st and 22nd, 2014. Up to fourteen presentations will take place over the course of both days. This 1812 bicentennial symposium is free to the public. Lunch is not provided, but there will be adequate time between the morning and afternoon sessions for attendee to eat at local establishments. Seating is limited and registration is required. You can access the registration form by clicking on the link below.
Please contact the park with any questions at 256-234-7111 or e-mail us
Did You Know?
The Red Sticks constructed an eight foot tall barricade consisting of four to five large pine logs stacked one on top of another. This barricade stretched 400 yards across the neck of the horseshoe bend in the Tallapoosa River. More...