Historic Markers Across Alabama

Fort Madison-Creek War 1812-13

Marker ID: DAR 
Location: Bird Jackson Rd (County Road 35) 5.9 miles south of Simmons Creek Rd, Jackson, AL
County: Clarke
Coordinates: N 31° 31.366    W 087° 43.136
  31.52276666    -87.71893333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


Fort Madison-Creek War 1812-13

This marks the site of pioneer stockade
commanded by Captains Sam Dale and
Evan Austill. Choctaw Chieftain
Pushmattaha often here. Expedition
terminating in noted Canoe Fight on
Alabama River immediately east of
this site, was launched here.

Erected by
the Elizabeth Bradford Chapter,
D.A.R. Clarke Co. Ala.

End of Fort Madison-Creek War 1812-13