Fort Mitchell

Historical Site Built in 1813

Upcoming Events

September 26, 2019

A presentation by Dr. Charles Mitchell will be "A Pictorial History of Alabama Agriculture." Located in the Visitor's Center at Fort Mitchell. Ticket's will be $20

October 12, 2019

Fall Festival at the Fort!
9am - 4pm
Attractions: Blacksmith Demos, Quilt Display, Col. Crowell's original 1840 cabin, Carriage House, Indian Heritage Memorial, and Much More!

Upcoming Event: October 12, 2019

Fall Festival at the Fort

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General Admission Tickets

    • Children 10 and under - Free
    • All Others - $5

Family Maxium $20

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:

The Russell County Historian Commission presents Fall Festival at the Fort. There will be attractions for everyone. Blacksmith demonstrations, Quilt Display, Col. Crowell's Original log cabin, Carriage House, Sugar Cane Mill & Syrup Making, Live Country & Gospel Music, Indian Heritage Memorial, Food Vendors, Arts & Craft Vendors, Lower Muscogee Creek Tribe, The reconstructed 1813 fort, Children's crafts & games, antique tools, weapons, and artifacts, Sweet Shop, Tavern & Gift Shop, Cowboy Cooking, and Reenactors of early Alabama life.

Location: 

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

When:

Saturday, October 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (EST)

Vendor Information:

Vendor Letter  |  Vendor Contract

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

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  • National Veterans Cemetery - Fort Mitchell, AL
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  • Westville 1850's Village - Westville, GA
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