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Anniversary of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm



Horseshoe Bend National Military Park will host the 210th Anniversary of the Battle of the Horseshoe on Saturday, March25, 2023.    This annual event recreates traditional Creek Indian life, frontier life in the year 1814 and emphasizes the importance ofthe battle in United States history through a variety of special demonstrations and interpretive programs.  Saturday’s activities willprovide park visitors with a better understanding Southeastern American Indian life in this area more than 200 years ago, as well asprovide insight into the lives of the combatants and the reasons why the battle occurred.Experience the life of the Muscogee Creek people by visiting traditional hunting camps and watch demonstrations of cultural skillssuch as hide tanning, cooking and finger weaving.  Children will have the opportunity to participate in an authentic Creek stickball gamethroughout the day.Experience the life of Andrew Jackson’s frontier army.  Watch Tennessee militia fire smoothbore cannon and flintlock muskets.  Learnhow soldiers cooked their meals and lived while on campaign through a variety of encampments and displays in the museum.  A camp depictingAmerican women’s lives on the frontier will provide wool dying demonstrations and teach visitors how to spin the wool.All demonstrations will be presented multiple times throughout the day and promise to be entertaining as well as educational. A refreshmentstand will be available courtesy of the New Site Volunteer Fire Department.This Program is FREE to the public.For more information visit Horseshoe Bend’s website atwww.nps.gov/hobe

On Facebook see Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, or you may call the park at 256-234-7111.  Horseshoe Bend NMP islocated 12 miles north of Dadeville on Alabama Highway 49.