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PATRON+ Ridge signed treaty – against the will of Cherokee

(Excerpt from ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Removal: Lost & Forgotten Stories (Volume 7) On May 29, 1834, Ross received word that a new delegation from the…

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The last major battle fought on Alabama soil with the Native Americans was near Midway in present-day Bullock County, Alabama

The area which makes up Bullock County, Alabama belonged to the Creek Indians until the treaty of Fort Jackson ceded the western half of…

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PATRON + Pioneer Talladega, Its Minutes and Memories Chapter 11 Indian occupancy – myths about the Battle of Talladega?

PIONEER TALLADEGA, ITS MINUTES AND MEMORIES By Jehu Wellington Vandiver CHAPTER XI INDIAN OCCUPANCY OF TALLADEGA The battle of Talladega, fought between the hostile…

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PATRON + Pioneer Talladega, Its Minutes and Memories Chapter 10 Indian occupancy – confrontation with the whites

PIONEER TALLADEGA, ITS MINUTES AND MEMORIES By Jehu Wellington Vandiver CHAPTER X INDIAN OCCUPANCY OF TALLADEGA CHAPTER X INDIAN OCCUPATION In peace and prosperity,…

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Longest period of peace with Indians before 1812 occurred when a member of George Washington’s staff was Indian agent

[Col. Hawkins, a member of President George Washington's staff and aristocrat, held the longest period of peace with the Creek Indians prior to 1812.…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – A historic ghost town in Mississippi was once a prospering town in Marion County in Alabama

Artifacts date back to 600 B. C. The ghost town of Cotton Gin Port in Monroe County, Mississippi was once part of Marion County…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST -An ancient lost Native American town Abihka [see pics & films] in Alabama has close ties to Henryetta, Oklahoma

Abihka was one of the four mother towns of the Muscogee Creek confederacy. The Abihka were the remnants of the 16th century "Chiefdom of…

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ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Series – Removal includes treaties, speeches of officials Indian removal

  ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS - Removal includes many of the speeches, letters and methods used by the U. S. Government to remove the Native Americans from…