Fort Mitchell Blog

Russell County Historical Commission presents: Pioneer Day Quilt Show & Art Contest April 21, 2018 | 9:00am – 4:00pm EST [info_box title=”Attractions for Everyone!”] Blacksmith Demonstrations Quilt Show (Prizes Awarded) Art Contest (Prizes Awarded) Be Keeper Demonstrations Live Music w/ Johnboy Storey & others Food Vendors Visit & Purchase treats in the sweet shop Demonstration…

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Brief History

Fort Mitchell was built in 1813 along the banks of the Chattahoochee River, in what is now Russell County, where it played a vital role in the history of a young Nation. It has been said that Russell County is second only to Mobile, Alabama in terms of early historical significance in the State of Alabama. In the early 1800s,…

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