Fort Mitchell

Historical Site Built in 1813

Upcoming Events

December 5, 2019

Book Signing!
Featuring Virginia Causey, author of "Red Clay, White Water, & Blues"
Time: 6:30 PM est
Place: Fort Mitchell Historic Site Visitor's Center

April 18, 2020

Pioneer Day and Quilt Show
-- more information to come

Upcoming Event: December 5, 2019

Virginia Causey Book Signing

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General Admission

For more information call: George Martin at 706.325.4250, Naomi Elliott at 706.573.1016 or Dell McLendon at 706.577.3327. You can also email visithistoricfortmitchell@att.net

About the Event:

Dr. Virginia Causey will talk about her book and there will be refreshments afterwards.

Location: 

Fort Mitchell Historic Site
561 AL-165, Fort Mitchell, AL

When:

Thursday, December 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm (EST)

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2019 Quilt Show Winners

Category: New
Name of Quilt: Prismatic Star
Winner: Toni Fisher

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Category: Patriotic
Name of Quilt: Happy Fourth of July
Winner: Valarie Cuttie

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Category: Vintage
Name of Quilt: Trip Around the World 
Winner: Debbie Boswell

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The Visitors Center

Upon entrance to Fort Mitchell, check in at the Visitors Center. The Visitors Center houses the museum, theater, and a "walk through time" where lifelike displays depict historical scenes and events of this area and time period. There are artifacts including arrowheads, tools, guns, pottery, and household items. In the theater a film presentation is shown describing events and history that actually happened in the periods between 1813 and 1860.

National Historic Landmark

Located 8 miles south of Phenix City, Alabama. Take US Highway 431 South to Highway 165 South 5 miles. The Fort is adjacent to the National Cemetery.

The Carriage House

There are 23 vehicles in the park. Most are located in the Carriage House which contains an assortment of carriages, carts, wagons, and surreys.

Nearby Attractions

  • Chattahoochee Indian Heritage Center - Fort Mitchell, AL
  • National Veterans Cemetery - Fort Mitchell, AL
  • National Infantry Museum - Fort Benning, GA
  • Columbus Museum - Columbus, GA
  • Eufaula Tour of Historic Homes - Eufaula, AL
  • Westville 1850's Village - Westville, GA
  • Port Columbus Naval Museum - Columbus, GA