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Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, AL

National Park Service

Overview

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 session of 23,000,000 acres to the United Sates and created a national hero of Andrew Jackson.

Recreational Activities:

  • AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING
  • BOATING
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

Horseshoe Bend NMP
11288 Horseshoe Bend Road
Daviston,AL,36256
Email: HOBE_Information@nps.gov

Directions:

http://www.nps.gov/anac/planyourvisit/directions.htm

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