|The visitor center at Fort Mitchell Historic Site is quite
impressive and features a film, artifacts and a
walk-through museum exploring the history of the site.
|The visitor center features a walk through life-sized
exhibits that tell the history of Fort Mitchell. This is the
section interpreting the sites role in the Civil War.
|A restored 19th century log home stands across the
parking lot from the visitor center.
|The carriage museum at Fort Mitchell houses one of
the finest collections of historic carriages in the world.
|General James Canty (C.S.A.) is among those buried
in the two historic cemeteries at Fort Mitchell. Others
include the Yuchi leader Timpoochee Barnard.
|The 1813 stockade has been reconstructed at Fort
Mitchell. Archaeological excavations were used to
pinpoint details on the design of the fort.
|Fort Mitchell was an important outpost during both the
Creek War of 1813-1814 and the Creek War of 1836.
|The blockhouses of the fort feature loopholes from
which soldiers could fire on an attacking enemy.
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Last Updated: August 9, 2017
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