46969Fort Mims 200th - This Weekend
- Aug 26, 2013Come on out and join us THIS WEEKEND for the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Mims.
August 30-September 1, 2013 - Tensaw, AL
This August, Fort Mims will come alive with activity as reenactors from around the country converge for the nation's largest Red Stick War reenactment. Held on the original site, living historians portraying Militia, Civilians, and Red Stick Warriors will recreate the important first engagements of the war including the Battle of Burnt Corn and the Massacre at Fort Mims. Period attired civilians - including women and children - are encouraged to participate in the massacre scenario. Men portraying Red Stick Warriors are particularly encouraged to attend. In addition to the battle reenactments, there will be period vendors, artisans, music, and other activities on site. More information will be posted soon on the FMRA's website at: www.FortMims.org , or you can e-mail the folks at the FMRA for more information.