“[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

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Nearly 800 4th graders Visit Park

Horseshoe Bend NMP welcomed area students for education days. Click for more information.

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Horseshoe Bend offers unique opportunities for volunteers from helping with visitors to firing traditional flint lock weapons, learn more!

Last updated: May 22, 2017

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Mailing Address:

11288 Horseshoe Bend Road
Daviston, AL 36256

Phone:

(256) 234-7111

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