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The Apalachicola Arsenal, originally known as the Mt. Vernon Arsenal, was built by the United States Army and served as an arms depot during the Second Seminole Indian War. Construction began in 1832, and was completed in 1839. The original compound . . . — — Map (db m79625) HM
The Apalachicola Arsenal, originally known as the Mt. Vernon Arsenal, was built by the United States Army and served as an arms depot during the Second Seminole Indian War. Construction began in 1832, and was completed in 1839. The original compound . . . — — Map (db m79626) HM
This prehistoric mound is the largest of seven that once stood here at River Landing Park. Believed to date from the Fort Walton time period (A.D. 900-A.D. 1500), its original appearance was that of a flat-topped pyramid. Archaeologists believe that . . . — — Map (db m110893) HM
The 1795 Treaty of San Lorenzo defined the international border dividing Spanish Florida from the newly formed United States.
No one who signed the treaty had ever seen it, but the point of land formed by the confluence of the Chattahoochee and . . . — — Map (db m230733) HM
The wooden wrecks visible along the shoreline here are all that remain of once luxurious paddlewheel steamboats that plied the Apalachicola River from 1820s to the 1930s.
Marine archaeologists documented a large number of these vessels between . . . — — Map (db m230791) HM
Chattahoochee River Landing Park-An Apalachicola River Heritage Destination
This restored mound helps you visualize the original appearance of the seven prehistoric mounds that archaeologists believe stood here. Native Americans started . . . — — Map (db m216211) HM
British troops arrived here in June 1814 as the War of 1812 entered its closing months. Initially, they worked to recruit and train Native American (Red Stick Creek, Seminole, Miccosukee, and Yuchi) warriors as auxiliaries.
The Apalachicola River . . . — — Map (db m231607) HM
Atop this large prehistoric mound stood Nicolls' Outpost, a British fort of the War of 1812. Built in the fall of 1814, it was a rectangular earthen redoubt with a surrounding stockade and was armed with two small cannons. Garrisoned by 180 white . . . — — Map (db m79455) HM
River Landing Road follows the approximate route of the "Old Spanish Trail" or "Mission Road," a colonial era path that led west across Florida from St. Augustine.
Spanish friars and soldiers used the road to reach a chain of missions or religious . . . — — Map (db m230673) HM
At the end of the American Revolutionary War in 1783, Florida was returned to Spain after twenty years of British control. Controversy soon arose over the exact location of the boundary between Spanish Florida and the state of Georgia. In 1795, . . . — — Map (db m79444) HM
The Apalachicola River flows 107 miles from its source at the Jim Woodruff Dam to its mouth at Apalachicola Bay.
A vital ecological and water resource, it has a long history as a waterway for commercial, military, and recreational use. It is . . . — — Map (db m231584) HM
River Landing Park is sacred ground. A major culture flourished here more than 1,000 years ago, building a complex of at least seven platform mounds. The largest of these earthworks stands before you.
Construction of the mounds began nearly 2,000 . . . — — Map (db m231609) HM
The First Seminole War erupted when U.S. soldiers attacked the Lower Creek village of Fowltown near today's Bainbridge, Georgia, on November 21-23, 1817.
Native American and Maroon (escaped slave or Black Seminole) warriors retaliated by . . . — — Map (db m230902) HM
A bloody battle fought on this site more than 200 years ago helped assure that Florida would become part of the United States.
Angered over an attack by American soldiers on the Lower Creek village of Fowltown near today's Bainbridge, Georgia, . . . — — Map (db m231593) HM
The first U.S. defeat of the Seminole Wars took place here on November 30, 1817. Several hundred Seminole, Creek and maroon (Black Seminole) warriors came to this site following raids by U.S. troops on the Creek Indian village of Fowltown near . . . — — Map (db m113147) HM
One-half mile to the north are the remains of the United States Arsenal erected by the United States Army Ordnance under an Act of Congress passed in 1832. The arsenal proper consisted of various buildings erected so that their exterior walls formed . . . — — Map (db m79447) HM
Victory Bridge is a monument to early 20th century engineering. Completed in 1922 at a cost of roughly $1 million, the bridge was built by Masters and Mullen Construction Company of Cleveland, Ohio.
Its name honors the Allied victory in World War . . . — — Map (db m230656) HM