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Located just south of Wetumpka where the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers meet to form the headwaters of the Alabama River, visitors will find over 6,000 years of history at Fort Toulouse-Jackson National Historic Park. One of the areas best tourist attractions, the park is open year round and everyone is invited to enjoy 165 acres of living history and natural beauty. Tour the French and American Forts, or the Mississipian Indian Mound site or just relax and take a walk along the William Bartram Arboretum trail, named for the famed 18th century botanist. Top off your trip with a visit to the Grave's House where you'll find a bookstore and museum featuring archaeological collections from French colonial, early American and prehistoric Indian items. The park also hosts a full service 39-site campground overlooking the Coosa River.

Most months visitors are able to be a part of living history weekends involving the French Marines at Fort Toulouse or the Tennessee Militia and the U.S. Army Regulars at Fort Jackson. In addition, visoriors will find historc black-smithing weekends as well as special events throughout the year such as Frontier Days in the Fall and the French and Indian Spring Encampment.

Most months visitors are able to be a part of living history weekends involving the French Marines at Fort Toulouse or the Tennessee Militia and the U.S. Army Regulars at Fort Jackson. In addition, visoriors will find historc black-smithing weekends as well as special events throughout the year such as Frontier Days in the Fall and the French and Indian Spring Encampment.

2014 Schedule of Events

September 6 - 7, 2014
Fort Jackson 1812 Muster Camp
Living History

September 20 - 21, 2014
Fort Toulouse French Garrison
Living History

October 4 - 5, 2014
Fort Jackson 1812 Muster Camp
Living History

October 18 - 19, 2014
Fort Toulouse French Garrison
Living History

November 5 - 9, 2014
Alabama Frontier Days

'Living History' - Re-enactors live at the Fort as they would have during the historical time period. The public is welcome to visit and interact, but there are no scheduled events or special displays.

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