Fort Mitchell in Russell County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
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Built during Creek War 1813 by Georgia Militia on main Indian trade route to Tombigbee River
U.S. Troops stationed here until 1837
1836 Lower Creeks corralled here for forced removal to the West
Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 32° 20.778′ N, 85° 1.038′ W. Marker is in Fort Mitchell, Alabama, in Russell County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 165. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Fort Mitchell Historic Landmark Park, about half-mile from the main entrance next to the fort. Marker is at or near this postal address: 561 Highway 165, Fort Mitchell AL 36856, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort Mitchell (here, next to this marker); United States Indian Trading Post (here, next to this marker); Fort Mitchell Military Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Crowell (was about 600 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Asbury School and Mission James Cantey (about 600 feet away); Archaeology And Our Understanding of the Creek People (approx. ¼ mile away); The Creek Nation / The Chattahoochee Indian Heritage Center (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Mitchell.
Also see . . . Fort Mitchell in the Encyclopedia of Alabama. (Submitted on December 31, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian •
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