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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.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. This marker is located at Tour Stop #2 and can be reached by foot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11288 Horseshoe Bend Road, Daviston AL 36256, United States of America.
 
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 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. 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.)
 
Categories. LandmarksNative AmericansWar of 1812
 
Horseshoe Bend Battleground Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, June 16, 2011
2. Horseshoe Bend Battleground Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2012, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 668 times since then and 64 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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