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
“[They] fought to the last with that kind of bravery desperation inspires…”
Park Welcomed 600+ to Muster Event
People were treated to a taste of Creek and frontier life last Saturday, August 19th, at the Muster on the Tallapoosa event.
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Last updated: August 23, 2017