Greetings from Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

For my birthday my son gave me a trip to Horse Shoe Bend National Military Park in Alabama. Horsehoe Bend is a pastoral park that shrouds the horrors that occurred there in its quiet beauty. 800 plus native Americans died here in defense of their way of life and heritage. It is a beautiful place to visit and reflect on the history of our country. Located on the beautiful Tallapoosa River it is a great park to picnic, hike, bike, canoe or go birding.

Sincerely,
Alice and Thomas Crocker

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park honors the spot where more than 800 Upper Creek Indians died fighting to keep their ancestral land, which eventually became the state of Alabama.

State(s): Alabama

Established: 1956

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