Dadeville in Tallapoosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Battle Of Horseshoe Bend
One hundredth anniversary
— 1814 - 1914 —
There the Creek Indians, led by Menawa and other chiefs, were defeated by the American and allied indian forces under Gen. Andrew Jackson.
This battle broke the power of the fierce Muscogee, brought peace to the Southern frontier, and made possible the speedy opening up of a large part of the State of Alabama to civilization. Dadeville, Alabama March 27, 1914.
Erected 1914 by City of Dadeville.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1798.
Location. 32° 49.878′ N, 85° 45.829′ W. Marker is in Dadeville, Alabama, in Tallapoosa County. Marker is at the intersection of North Broadnax Street and West Cusseta Street, on the Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dadeville AL 36853, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tallapoosa County World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Tallapoosa County World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); Tallapoosa County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Johnson J. Hooper (within shouting distance of this marker); Tallapoosa County Peace Officers (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama Mills WWII Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fletcher Napoleon Farrington, Sr. (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dadeville.
Regarding Battle Of Horseshoe Bend. Horseshoe Bend National Military Park is located about 13 miles north of downtown Dadeville, Alabama. From the Tallapoosa County Courthouse, travel north on North Broadnax Street to U.S. Highway 280. Turn left onto Highway 280 and travel about 1 mile to Alabama Highway 49. Turn right onto Highway 49 and travel 12 miles, the park entrance will be on the right after crossing the Tallapoosa River Bridge.
Also see . . . Horseshoe Bend National Military Park. (Submitted on March 17, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,171 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 17, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.