New Program: Fort Gadsden turns 200!

This week marks the 200th anniversary of the building of Fort Gadsden at Prospect Bluff on Florida’s Apalachicola River. Two Egg TV is marking the occasion with the release of our new program Fort Gadsden: American Power in Spanish Florida: To learn more about the British occupation of Prospect Bluff during the War of 1812 and […]

Remains of Fort Hughes FOUND in Bainbridge, Georgia!

Brian Mabelitini, an archaeologist from the University of South Carolina, has found traces of the log walls of Fort Hughes in Bainbridge, Georgia. The remarkable discovery came more than 200 years after the U.S. Army evacuated the fort, which once stood at what is now the J.D. Chason Memorial Park. On hand to help with […]

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 […]

Fort Gaines, GA turns 200!

Fort Gaines, the historic Georgia city overlooking the Chattahoochee River, is now 200 years old. (Be sure to see the video at the bottom of this page!) Located on the sites of American Indian settlements dating back thousands of years, the city takes its name from a frontier military post established by U.S. troops on […]