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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Gary C. Daniels

Gary C. Daniels

Gary C. Daniels is an award-winning, Emmy-nominated television, video and multimedia writer and producer. He has a M.A. degree in Communications from Georgia State University in Atlanta, a B.F.A. degree in TV Production from the Savannah College of Art and Design and an A.A. degree in Art from the College of Coastal Georgia. He has appeared on the Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Science Channel and History Channel. His History Channel appearance became the highest-rated episode in the network's history. He has a passion for Native American history and art. He is the founder and publisher of LostWorlds.org.