Pirates thwarted at Apalachicola Bay

Pirates thwarted at Apalachicola Bay

Tuesday, June 04, 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. Early Account of the Ghost of Sketoe's Hole
    17 May, 2019
    Early Account of the Ghost of Sketoe's Hole
    Early Traveler tells of "Hole that Will Not Stay Filled" The tale of Sketoe's Hole - the haunted "hole that will not stay filled" - is perhaps the best-known ghost story in the Wiregrass area of Southeast Alabama. The story originated during the final year of the War Between the States or Civil War. A Dale County resident named William or Bill Sketoe was seized by Capt. Joseph R. Breare's cavalry company. The unit was a "conscription company" that enforced the mandatory military service of men
  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