Historic Markers Across Alabama



Fort Mitchell



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Hwy 165 south of Phenix City, AL
County: Russell
Coordinates: N 32° 20.77    W 085° 1.042
  32.34628    -85.01737
Waymark: None
 



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Five miles -- Built during Creek War 1813 by Georgia Militia on main Indian trade route to Tombigbee River. U.S. troops stationed here until 1837. 1836 Lower Creeks corralled here for forced removal to the West.







End of Fort Mitchell