Historic Markers Across Alabama



Fort Mims Massacre



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Ala. Hwy 59
County: Baldwin
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Here in the Creek Indian War (1813-14) took place the most brutal massacre in American history. Indians took the fort with heavy losses, and then killed all but about 36 of some 550 in the fort. The Creeks had been armed by British at Pensacola in this phase of War of 1812.







End of Fort Mims Massacre