Fort Gaines was an important military post of the First Seminole War. It protected the Georgia frontier in 1816-1821. The fort was named for Maj. Gen. Edmund Pendleton Gaines, a hero of the War of 1812, and was built to guard the southern border of the Creek Nation as defined by the Treaty of Fort […]
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. […]
The Creek War of 1836 was the last major stand by elements of the Creek Nation against forced removal to what is now Oklahoma on the Trail of Tears. Watch for Two Egg TV’s coming documentary on this conflict.
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 […]
U.S. regular and militia forces battled bands of refugee Creek warriors engaged in a bloody war for survival along Florida’s Apalachicola River in 1836-1843. The following full-length program from Two Egg TV features a discussion by historian and author Dale Cox recorded at the Apalachicola Arsenal & Conference Center in Chattahoochee, FL. To watch other […]