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Near Daviston in Tallapoosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Horseshoe Bend Battleground Monument

 
 
Horseshoe Bend Battleground Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, June 16, 2011
1. Horseshoe Bend Battleground Monument Marker
Even in 1918, Congress cannot get things right. The date inscribe on the monument carries the wrong date for the battle.
Inscription.  Here on the Horseshoe Battleground General Andrew Jackson and his brave men broke the power of the Creek Indians under Chief Menawa March 29, 1814
 
Erected 1918 by Congress of the United States.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 29, 1896.
 
Location. 32° 58.556′ N, 85° 44.158′ W. Marker is near Daviston, Alabama, in Tallapoosa County. Marker can be reached from Battlefield Park Tour Road. This marker is located at Tour Stop #2 and can be reached by foot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11288 Horseshoe Bend Road, Daviston AL 36256, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gun Hill (a few steps from this marker); Major Lemuel P. Montgomery (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson Trace (within shouting distance of this marker); While the Long Roll Was Beating (about 300 feet away, measured in a
Horseshoe Bend Battleground Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, June 16, 2011
2. Horseshoe Bend Battleground Monument Marker
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direct line); Charge! (about 300 feet away); Designed for Defense (about 300 feet away); Futile Escape (about 700 feet away); They Fought to the Last (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daviston.
 
Also see . . .  Horseshoe Bend National Military Park. (Submitted on January 16, 2012, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2012, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 902 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2012, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 10, 2022