Historic Markers Across Alabama

Menawa, War Chief

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: AL Hwy 63 at CR 30 (Walker Ferry Road) south of Alexander City, AL, near Wind Creek State Park entrance
County: Tallapoosa
Coordinates: N 32° 51.43    W 085° 57.59
  32.85722    -85.95994
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMHXH1


About 1766-1837. Indian farmer-merchant chose to resist whites' advance on Indians' lands. In Creek War he led Creeks at battle of Horseshoe Bend. His warriors were beaten by Jackson's superior force but Menawa escaped.

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