THUNDER ON THE THREE NOTCH!


CRITICAL ACTIONS OF THE CREEK WAR OF 1836-1837 COME TO LIFE!

Join us at the Pioneer Museum of Alabama on June 11-12, 2021!
Living History, Authentic Encampments, Demonstrations, & Reenactments!
REENACTMENT OF THE BATTLE OF HOBDY'S BRIDGE!

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What was the Creek War of 1836-1837?

Crisis in the Creek Nation

The Trail of Tears and the Three Notch Trail are forever linked in the histories of Alabama, the United States, and multiple Native American bands, tribes, and nations. What happened during this terrible and bloody time in our history when a final clash of arms thundered through the swamps and woods of Alabama, Georgia, and Florida? Learn more in our history section!

The Creek War of 1836-1837

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Schedule of Events

Planned Events for Thunder on the Three Notch
Pioneer Museum of Alabama
Troy Alabama

11

June

2021

venue

Pioneer Museum of Alabama

location

Troy, AL


12

June

2021

venue

Pioneer Museum of Alabama

location

Troy, AL


Countdown

Thunder on the Three Notch is coming to Troy's Pioneer Museum of Alabama on June 11-12, 2021.

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9 Hours
59 Minutes
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Gallery

Our latest and best photos

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Blue Heron leads his warriors in battle. (Courtesy KTB Photography)

Maroon warriors (free Black men) fought on the side of resisting Creeks to free enslaved African Americans.

Two significant battles took place on the Pea River at Hobdy's Bridge on the border between Pike and Barbour Counties. (Courtesy KTB Photography)

A Yuchi warrior in the red and black paint of a Red Stick fighter.

Creek women joined the fighting at Hobdy's Bridge on the Pea River, using knives and other weapons to defend their families.

The war was a time of terror for civilians on both sides. Learn more about how they lived from authentic living history demonstrators.

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