The lost soldiers of Scott’s command: A Memorial Day story from the Apalachicola River

The First Seminole War of 1817-1818 is one of the least known yet most significant conflicts in American history. It raged across North Florida, South Georgia and South Alabama 200 years ago this year. One of the bloodiest battles of the war took place when several hundred Seminole, Miccosukee, Muscogee (Creek), Yuchi and Black Seminole warriors attached […]

Envision Credit Union donates $6,000 to support Scott 1817 Seminole War Battle!

Envision Credit Union has donated $6,000 through its Focus Foundation to support Chattahoochee’s Scott 1817 Seminole War Battle Reenactment. Officials from the credit union presented the check to representatives of Chattahoochee Main Street, the City of Chattahoochee and the Scott 1817 reenacting group on Friday morning. The funding will cover expenses for the annual reenactment […]

Reenactment & more set for Chattahoochee, FL tomorrow!

The main day of activities for the Scott 1817 200th Anniversary Commemoration will begin Saturday (12/2) morning at 9 a.m. Eastern/8 a.m. Central at River Landing Park in Chattahoochee, Florida. The massive three day event commemorates the beginning of the Seminole Wars, which started at a series of actions in Decatur County, Georgia, and Gadsden […]

Chattahoochee kicks off 200th anniversary of Scott Massacre of 1817

Chattahoochee Main Street and the City of Chattahoochee have officially kicked off the 200th anniversary commemoration of the Scott Massacre of 1817. This battle was the first U.S. defeat of the Seminole Wars and took place at what is now River Landing Park in Chattahoochee. A large force of Red Stick Creek, Seminole, Miccosukee and […]