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Fort Michell National Historic Site

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Great visit

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

Reviewed September 4, 2017
Beachgrammy53
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
Fun quick stop

We recently moved to the Ft Mitchell area and only found out about this historic site by driving by... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2016
magblock
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Aug 11, 2018
“Short Visit but Sweet”
Jun 17, 2018
“Not as old as we thought”
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561 Highway 165, Fort Mitchell, AL 36856-4403
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Not much else to do around Columbus so why not check this place out, interesting place and history, It was a little too hot (97) for me to enjoy it, but I did appreciate all the things that they are trying to preserve.

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Reviewed June 17, 2018 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

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed September 4, 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

Thank Beachgrammy53
Reviewed September 8, 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

Thank magblock
Reviewed June 23, 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
Reviewed October 21, 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
Reviewed October 8, 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
GeorgeMartinSr, Volunteer at the Fort at Fort Michell National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 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

Reviewed August 23, 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.

Thank Danihinkkanen
Reviewed April 16, 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
Reviewed May 29, 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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