Restoration of a destroyed prehistoric Indian mound is nearing completion at River Landing Park in Chattahoochee, Florida. The original mound was built by prehistoric Native Americans more than 1,000 years ago. Unfortunately, it was all but destroyed when a previous owner of the property used a bulldozer to level it. The site is now owned […]
The Florida city of Chattahoochee is bringing back a lost part of its culture and landscape. The first loads of dirt have been brought in to begin the restoration of a prehistoric Native American mound that was destroyed more than 30 years ago. Restoration of the lost mound was recommended by Dr. Nancy White, PhD, […]
Pittman Ferry, now called East Pittman Creek Landing, is a park and boat landing on the Choctawhatchee River in Holmes County, Florida. Developed by the Northwest Florida Water Management District, the landing is adjacent to the State Road 2 bridge and marks the northern end of the state-designated Choctawhatchee River Blueway paddling trail. Pittman Ferry played […]
Orange Hill near Chipley is one of the highest hills in the State of Florida. It was settled in the early 1800s and by 1842 was a thriving little community of farmers and planters. Among these was Stephen Perkins, a farmer and the head of a growing family that included his wife and four children. […]
Chattahoochee Park, often called Chattahoochee State Park, is near the town of Gordon in the very Southeast corner of Alabama. Two Egg TV’s Rachael Conrad takes you there: The park is open 365 days per year and charges an admission fee of $2 per person. For more information please visit www.facebook.com/ChattPark.
The historic Wedding Oak at Fort Gadsden in the Apalachicola National Forest is not Florida’s oldest tree, but this beautiful old live oak has a remarkable history: Fort Gadsden is now part of Prospect Bluff Historic Sites in the Apalachicola National Forest. The park is located near Sumatra, Florida. Please click here for directions and […]
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 […]
San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park in St. Marks, Florida, provides the backdrop for historian Dale Cox’s presentation on the life and times of Milly Francis, the Creek Pocahontas: You can also learn more about Milly Francis by visiting www.exploresouthernhistory.com/millyfrancis.html or by reading Dale Cox’s book – Milly Francis: The Life & Times of […]