“[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. Read More

vintage photo of muesum dedication

Exhibit Dedication - July 16, 2016

Join Us July 16th for a very special exhibit dedication beginning at 6pm.

demonstrator dressed as 1812 militia man firing a musket

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11288 Horseshoe Bend Road
Daviston, AL 36256

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(256) 234-7111

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