Historic Markers Across Alabama



Fort Mitchell



Marker ID:  
Location: on the grounds of the Fort Mitchell Historic Landmark Park, about half-mile from the main entrance next to the fort.
County: Russell
Coordinates: N 32° 20.778    W 085° 1.038
  32.3463    -85.0173
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Fort Mitchell
<----- 5 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.

Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.







End of Fort Mitchell