Historic Markers Across Alabama



Battle of Horseshoe Bend - One hundredth anniversary



Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of North Broadnax Street and West Cusseta Street, Dadeville, Alabama
County: Tallapoosa
Coordinates: N 32° 49.878    W 085° 45.829
  32.8313    -85.76381666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Battle Of Horseshoe Bend
One hundredth anniversary
— 1814 - 1914 —


This tablet is placed by Tallapoosa County in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the Battle Of Horseshoe Bend, fought within its limits on March 27, 1814.

There the Creek Indians, led by Menawa and other chiefs, were defeated by the American and allied indian forces under Gen. Andrew Jackson.

This battle broke the power of the fierce Muscogee, brought peace to the Southern frontier, and made possible the speedy opening up of a large part of the State of Alabama to civilization.

Dadeville, Alabama
March 27, 1914.


Erected 1914 by City of Dadeville.








End of Battle of Horseshoe Bend - One hundredth anniversary