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 […]
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 […]