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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.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 33° 36.952′ N, 85° 50.076′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is on Main Street south of East Oak Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Simmons Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 402 Main Street, Oxford AL 36203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Simmons Park (a few steps from this marker); Historic Oxford
Creek Indian Campaign Memorial (side) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 5, 2017
2. Creek Indian Campaign Memorial (side)
(a few steps from this marker); Town of Hobson City, Alabama (approx. 0.6 miles away); Southern Railway Station Attack (approx. 2.3 miles away); Trailways Attack (approx. 2.8 miles away); Trailways Bus Station Attack (approx. 2.8 miles away); Anniston Public Library Desegregation (approx. 2.9 miles away); Calhoun County World War I Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
View of memorial in Simmons Park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 5, 2017
3. View of memorial in Simmons Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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