Tensaw in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Fort Mims Massacre
men, women and children
massacred by Creek Indians
in brave defence of
Fort Mims Aug. 30, 1813.
Erected by U.S.D. 1912 in Ala.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 30, 1813.
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). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10961 Fort Sims Road, Stockton AL 36579, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Ephraim Kirby's Grave (approx. 10˝ miles away); Fort Stoddert (approx. 10˝ miles Old Military Road and Old Federal Road (approx. 11.2 miles away); Mt. Nebo Death Masks (approx. 11.6 miles away); Historic Stockton / Old Schoolyard Park (approx. 11.7 miles away); Stockton Presbyterian Church (approx. 12.3 miles away).
More about this marker. Erected by the United States Daughters of 1912.
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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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,744 times since then and 300 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 4, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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