Attalla in Etowah County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The victory of this army at Horseshoe Bend, in 1814, led the Creek Indians to cede thousands of acres of land to the United States and opened the way for the formation of the Alabama Territory in 1818, and the State of Alabama in 1819.
Erected 2008 by the Alabama Charter Chapter National Society United States Daughters of 1812.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
Location. 34° 1.157′ N, 86° 5.122′ W. Marker is in Attalla, Alabama, in Etowah County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Avenue Northeast (U.S. 431) and Cleveland Avenue, on the right when traveling south on 5th Avenue Northeast. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Attalla AL 35954, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “The Junction” (here, next to this marker); Electricity for the City of Attalla First United Methodist Church Of Attalla (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Patrick Lay (approx. 1.8 miles away); Camp Sibert (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Sibert (approx. 1.9 miles away); Dwight Mill Village (approx. 2.3 miles away); Howard Gardner Nichols 1871-1896 (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Attalla.
Categories. • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 906 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on . Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on December 12, 2016.