Tensaw in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Fort Mims Massacre
men, woman and children
massacred by Creek Indians
in brave defence of
Fort Mims Aug. 30, 1813.
Erected by U.S.D. of 1912 in Ala.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
Location. 31° 10.816′ N, 87° 50.258′ W. Marker is in Tensaw, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Marker can be reached from Fort Sims Road 0.3 miles north of Boatyard Road (County Road 80). Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10961 Fort Sims Road, Stockton AL 36579, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Mims And The Creek Indian War, 1813-14 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Mims (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Stockton / Old Schoolyard Park (approx. 11.7 miles away); Stockton Presbyterian Church (approx. 12.3 miles away); Fort Stoddert (approx. 12.4 miles away); Mt. Vernon Federal Highway (approx. 12.5 miles away); Bartramís Trail (approx. 12.7 miles away); Andrews Chapel (approx. 12.7 miles away).
More about this marker. Erected by the United States Daughters of 1912.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Mims Battle and Massacre. (Submitted on August 4, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. History of Fort Mims. (Submitted on August 4, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on January 15, 2017.