• Fort Mitchell

    Historical Site Built in 1813 -- Now Open with Normal Schedule --

    Become a Member

  • 2020 Pioneer Day & Quilt Show

    Cancelled

Corona Virus Update

Fort Mitchell Park is Temporarily Closed

So happy to announce that the Fort Mitchell Historic Site is now open for our regular schedule.

We are open on Fridays from 11 to 5, Saturdays from 10 to 5, and Sundays from 12 to 5. All times are Eastern time (EST). There is a new pioneer garden started by a wonderful group of master gardeners! Come and visit this very important historic spot and learn the role it played in Alabama settlement and Statehood. Also, the rich history of the Creek Indian Nation is all around us here.

See you soon!
Dell McLendon

Upcoming Events

Now Open!

So happy to announce that the Fort Mitchell Historic Site is now open for our regular schedule.

We are open on Fridays from 11 to 5, Saturdays from 10 to 5, and Sundays from 12 to 5. These are Eastern time. There is a new pioneer garden started by a wonderful group of master gardeners! Come and visit this very important historic spot and learn the role it played in Alabama settlement and Statehood. Also, the rich history of the Creek Indian Nation is all around us here.

See you soon!

Upcoming Event: Cancelled

Pioneer Day and Quilt Show

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Temporarily Closed

The Fort Mitchell Park will be closed temporarily during these times of great caution and in the next few weeks we should be able to determine an opening date.

About the Event:

Cancelled

We regret to announce that our Pioneer Day and Quilt Show scheduled for April 18th has been cancelled due to concerns over the Corona Virus.
Our first concern is for the safety of our guests, vendors, workers, and volunteers.

Please check our website and our Facebook page (Historical Fort Mitchell) for information on our Fall Festival at The Fort event which will be on October 24th and for other activities which will be announced soon.

The Fort Mitchell Park will be closed temporarily during these times of great caution and in the next few weeks we should be able to determine an opening date.

Thank you for your interest and support of the Fort Mitchell Historic Site and we hope you can come visit us soon.

Stay Safe!

Quilt Show Information

Complete and attach the appropriate form below to your quilt

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.

Become Member Of Historical Fort Mitchell

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Dear Friends of Fort Mitchell,
We’re offering a membership to folks who would like to be a part of our program and support the historic site. For an annual fee you would have free access to the park on our days of operation, discounts in the gift shop, discounts on the rental of the Tavern, use of the picnic pavilion, and a quarterly newsletter with the latest news and activities at the park.

If you would like to find out more, please contact me through one of the following methods:
 This website – visitfortmitchell.org
 Facebook page – Historical Fort Mitchell
 Email – fiddellstixs@gmail.com
 Phone – 706-577-3327 or 334-855-1406

You can always stop by the Visitor Center and Museum. We would be happy to show you around.

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