Special Event

205th Anniversary of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend

Fee: Free.


Dates & Times

Date:

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Time:

9:00 AM

Duration:

7 hours

Type of Event

Cultural/Craft Demonstration
Living History

Description

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park will host the 205th Anniversary of the Battle of the Horseshoe on Saturday, March 23, 2019. This annual event recreates traditional Creek Indian life, frontier life in the year 1814 and emphasizes the importance of the battle in United States history through a variety of special demonstrations and interpretive programs. Starting at 10:00 AM, the park is excited to announce several guest speakers are planned, including:
 
- Principal Chief James Floyd, Muscogee (Creek) Nation
- Steve Murray, Director, AL Department of Archives and History
- Dr. Kathryn Braund, Hollifield Professor of Southern History, Auburn University
 
Saturday’s activities will provide park visitors to learn more about Southeastern American Indian life in this area more than 200 years ago, as well as provide insight into the lives of the combatants and the reasons why the battle occurred.
 
 
More information

Reservation or Registration: No


Contact Information

Stacy Speas
256.234.7111
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