Fort Mims State Historic Site

800px-Ft._Mims_West_wall_and_gateOutdoor site of battle in 1813 where more than 400 settlers fell in attack by Creek Indians. Led to outbreak of Creek War phase of War of 1812.

This site is owned and operated by the Alabama Historical Commission and the Fort Mims Restoration Association.  The Alabama Historical Commission also owns and operates Fort Toulouse/Fort Jackson near Wetumpka.
The site has picnic tables and an interpretive walkway, but no staff or facilities.


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