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Horseshoe Bend National Military Park [AL]

The 2,040-acre Horseshoe Bend National Military Park preserves the site of the single battle with the highest cost in Native American lives. The Battle of Horseshoe Bend occurred in 1814 when General Andrew Jackson and his men attacked the Upper Creek Red Sticks, who were outnumbered by more than three to one.

The park offers a 22-minute introductory film, exhibits, Junior Ranger activities, 20-minute musket demonstrations for students, 2-hour guided battlefield tours for students, a three-mile road for auto tours, a 2.8 mile hiking trail, and picnic areas. Reservations are required for field trip groups. The website offers historic films and suggested reading.

 
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