The 1836 Attack on Roanoke, Georgia

The most significant Native American victory of the Creek War of 1836 was the Creek Indian attack on Roanoke, Georgia. Click play to learn more: The historical marker for Roanoke is located on the west side of GA-39 between Rood Creek Landing Road and Rood Creek Road Connector 2.5 miles south of Florence Marina State […]

Excerpt: The Fort at Prospect Bluff documentary

The Fort at Prospect Bluff (or “Negro Fort”) was built by the British in 1814 and destroyed by U.S. forces in 1816. It was the scene of the deadliest cannon shot in American history, a 9-pound cannonball that blew up the gunpowder magazine and killed 270 of the 320 men, women and children within its […]