Early Account of the Ghost of Sketoe's Hole

Early Account of the Ghost of Sketoe's Hole

Friday, May 17, 2019

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  1. 205th Anniversary Observed at Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
    30 Mar, 2019
    205th Anniversary Observed at Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
    Horseshoe Bend National Military Park observed the 205th anniversary of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend with living history encampments, ranger-guided tours, demonstrations, cannon firings, and more. Students were even able to play the traditional Creek Indian stickball game. This year's activities took place on March 20-23 at the park which is in Daviston, near the cities of Dadeville, New Site, and Alexander City, Alabama. The Battle of Horseshoe Bend took place on March 27, 1814. An
  2. Pirates thwarted at Apalachicola Bay
    04 Jun, 2019
    Pirates thwarted at Apalachicola Bay
    Bloody plan headed off in the nick of time. A plan of mutiny, bloodshed, and piracy almost became a reality in the summer of 1820 at the mouth of Florida’s Apalachicola Bay. The merchant ship Robert Brown, of Boston, Massachusetts, had sailed from New York harbor at 9 a.m. on July 12, 1820. The vessel was under contract to carry a force of U.S. Army recruits from Ellis Island – then the site of a military post named Fort Gibson – to their new post at Fort Gadsden on the lower Apalachicola
  3. Negro Fort at Prospect Bluff named to National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
    30 Mar, 2019
    Negro Fort at Prospect Bluff named to National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
    Announcement from Apalachicola National Forest: Historic Negro Fort in Apalachicola National Forest officially becomes part of the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom    TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 25, 2019 – Negro Fort, part of the Prospect Bluff Historic Sites on the Apalachicola National Forest, has been accepted by the National Park Service (NPS) for inclusion into the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom (NTF). According to the NPS Certificate of Acceptance, this