Posts Tagged Horseshoe Bend

An Independent Nation Inside Alabama

Where: Atmore, AL Who: The Whole Clan When: August 30-31, 2013 Not every group of American Indians in Alabama was forced to walk the Trail of Tears in the 1830s.¬†One tribe was allowed to remain in its ancestral home on a reservation to this day. The Poarch Creek Indians are the only federally recognized Indian […]


The Kids’ View: Horseshoe Bend

[Today we introduce the Kids Corner category of our website. Here you will find our children’s observations on our travels, their homeschool¬†activities, and life in general. In this post, Son #1 (age 10) and Son #2 (age 8) share their recollections of last weekend’s trip to Horseshoe Bend. Please note that although the posts below […]


This Place Made Andrew Jackson Famous

Where: Horseshoe Bend National Military Park Who: The Whole Clan When: August 17, 2013 When you get the rare pleasant day during an Alabama August, it’s hard to resist going on a spur-of-the-moment day trip. With cloudy skies and temperatures in the 70s last Saturday, we decided to take a drive to Horseshoe Bend, about […]