August 30-Sept 1, 2013 - 200th Anniv Massacre At Fort Mims
- August 30-September 1, 2013 - Tensaw, AL - 200th Anniversary Massacre At Fort Mims 1813.
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 - one of the largest massacres in American history. 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.