Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Annual Horseshoe Bend National Military Park Symposium

Annual Horseshoe Bend National Military Park Symposium

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park will host its annual symposium at Auburn University’s Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill in Auburn, AL, Saturday, August 24, 2019. This year’s symposium will celebrate the bicentennial of Alabama’s statehood with presentations focused on Alabama’s earliest historians and their insights into Creek Indian history, the Creek War, and the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.

Speakers will include Dr. Kathryn Braund, Hollifield Professor of Southern History at Auburn University; Dr. James Pate, professor emeritus at the University of West Alabama; Dr. John Ellisor of Columbus State University; and Dr. Alex Colvin of Alabama Department of Archives and History. 

This event is made possible thanks to partnerships with Auburn University’s Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities at Pebble Hill, the National Park Service, and the Friends of Horseshoe Bend.

The symposium is FREE to the public and no registration is required. The event begins at 9:30 am and will conclude at 12:30 pm on August 24, 2019. Pebble Hill is located at 101 S. Debardeleben Street, Auburn, Alabama 36849. For more information, please visit www.nps.gov/hobe or call 256-234-7111.

Last Updated: August 13, 2019