Historic Markers Across Alabama

Kimbell-James Massacre

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: U.S. Hwy 84 west of Whatley, AL
County: Clarke
Coordinates: N 31° 39.281    W 087° 43.172
  31.65468333    -87.71953333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Kimbell - James Massacre
<-- 1/2 mile—

Sept. 1, 1813
Creek Indian War. 1813-14

Part of War of 1812. British used Pensacola as base to arm, incite Indians against U.S..

Prophet Francis led Indians in this raid on Kimbell home. They Killed and scalped 12 of 14 (two survivors left for dead); pillaged house, Killed livestock.

Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.

End of Kimbell-James Massacre