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Fort Michell National Historic Site

561 Highway 165, Fort Mitchell, AL 36856-4403
+1 334-855-1406
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Not as old as we thought

My husband, a retired army vet, likes to go to historical cemeteries. This one wasn’t as old as we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jenny T
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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Great visit

While visiting Fort Benning we came across this National Historic Landmark. When you enter the... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Beachgrammy53
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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3 days ago
“Not as old as we thought”
4 Sep 2017
“Great visit”
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561 Highway 165, Fort Mitchell, AL 36856-4403
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+1 334-855-1406
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband, a retired army vet, likes to go to historical cemeteries. This one wasn’t as old as we thought it would be but still glad we stopped to see it. Very well maintained and well marked map when you first enter. Goes in a...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

While visiting Fort Benning we came across this National Historic Landmark. When you enter the Visitors Center you will be able to watch a short movie. Then walk through the museum. It's a lot of good information for about 8 years old and older. The...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

We recently moved to the Ft Mitchell area and only found out about this historic site by driving by it. We really enjoyed the reconstructed fort and the Native American monument. The museum was just ok. It's possible to drive to each of the little...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

There is a 20 or so minute film about Ft. Michell that seemed to me to contain a lot of extraneous information. You can walk through depictions of historic events that occurred there, then leave the main building and see an old family graveyard, a...More

Thank paganpast
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Reviewed 21 October 2014

fort mitchells national historic site was awsome! i liked everything they had on display and i would definetly suggest that everyone visits at least once!

1  Thank brandon w
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

This is one of the few forts that have been practically fully reconstructed! There are some places you can walk, a nice little museum and 20 min film. Reconstruction of carriages, taverns, trading post houses, and a fort tower you can go in. I also...More

1  Thank KilianErz
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GeorgeMartinSr, Volunteer at the Fort at Fort Michell National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Kilian: Glad your family enjoyed the visit to the fort. Thanks for your response and inquiry. We have several options for volunteers: Participating on the RC Historical Commission, sharing with friends about the fort, serving at the fort to inform others upon their visit, speaking...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2013

They have a nice museum, old homes, cemetery, horses, and exhibits. I would recommend going here to explore what the area used to be.

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Reviewed 17 April 2013

My friend and I were delighted to see the recent expansion of this park. They have added a small museum, welcome center, and living history section complete with a replica of a small encampment. We thoroughly enjoyed the nature, friendly cats at the camp, and...More

1  Thank bethoc
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Reviewed 29 May 2012

Little out of the way. Not too much to see but worth going to support what they are doing.

1  Thank chris m
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Reviewed 18 February 2008

Very interested in local southern history, my husband & I took this short trip to Fort Mitchell expecting only to find a monument to Indian History. Pleasantly surprised, we found much more. Upon entering the site, we stopped at The Visitor's Center which houses a...More

3  Thank GeorgianOnTheGo
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