Tukabatchee / Tokvpvcce

Tukabatchee / Tokvpvcce (HM1R03)

Location: Tallassee, AL 36078 Elmore County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 28.587', W 85° 53.435'

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(north side)
Tukabatchee

On this bend of the Tallapoosa River, stretching out before you, lay one of the ancient towns of the Muscogee Creek People, called Tukabatchee. Tukabatchee is one of the original four mother towns of the Creek Confederacy capitals in the Upper Creek region on the Tallapoosa River. In the fall of 1811, Tecumseh of Creek and Shawnee ancestry came here to his mother's town to persuade the Nation's warriors to adopt his ideas of rejection of the presence of American intruders and return to traditional ways. Tecumseh's visit to Tukabatchee represents the beginning of a series of events that resulted in the Creek War. Tecumseh addressed the Nation gathered here and gave his war speech where he persuaded some Upper Creek warriors to take the war talk against the intruders. The Creek Confederacy was not totally unified in this nativistic movement which led to the Creeks fighting each other causing the Creek Civil War of 1813-1814.


(south side)
Tokvpvcce

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HM NumberHM1R03
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Year Placed2011
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 11th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 604247 N 3593790
Decimal Degrees32.47645000, -85.89058333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 28.587', W 85° 53.435'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 28' 35.22" N, 85° 53' 26.1" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)334
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4488 AL-229, Tallassee AL 36078, US
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