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Oxford in Calhoun County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Creek Indian Campaign Memorial

 
 
Creek Indian Campaign Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 5, 2017
1. Creek Indian Campaign Memorial
Inscription.  
A Memorial to
Gen. Andrew Jackson,
the Tennessee Patriots,
the Alabama Patriots, and
pioneers who by their
courage and fortitude in
1813 - 1814, won five successful
battles in the Creek Indian
Campaign.


Side inscription
We desire to inspire
patriotism.
We believe it is our
duty to our country
to love it, to support
its Constitution, to
obey its laws, to
respect its flag
and to defend it
against all enemies.

 
Erected 1918 by the Fort Strother Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
 
Location. 33° 36.952′ N, 85° 50.076′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is on Main Street
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south of East Oak Street, on the right when traveling north. Located in Simmons Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 402 Main Street, Oxford AL 36203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Simmons Park (a few steps from this marker); Historic Oxford (a few steps from this marker); Cooper-Pope House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The City of Oxford Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lick Skillet (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town of Hobson City, Alabama (approx. 0.6 miles away); George W. Ingram (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Tyler Morgan (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
Creek Indian Campaign Memorial (side) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 5, 2017
2. Creek Indian Campaign Memorial (side)
View of memorial in Simmons Park. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 5, 2017
3. View of memorial in Simmons Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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