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From the Alabama Department of Archives and History:

Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery, the Alabama  Department of Archives and History, the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, with the generous support of the Alabama Humanities Foundation, present Cultural Crossroads XII, Turning Points in Becoming Alabama,at the Alabama Department of Archives and History on January 12, 2013 from 8:30 - 4:00.

Historians and archaeologists will discuss events in the late 18th and early 19th centuries that led to the Creek-American War of 1813-14.  The death of Creek leader Alexander McGillivray in 1793 and other events on the Alabama frontier, including the development of the Federal Road, challenged the Creeks' control of their traditional homeland.  Speakers to discuss these events include Dr. Ed Bridges, David Robb, Gary Burton, Greg Spies, Raven Christopher, Dr.Terry Winemiller, and Mark Dauber, with a brief introduction by Mary Ann Neeley.

Contact Landmarks Foundation at 334-240-4500, 334-240-4518, or 888-240-1850 for information and reservations.  Registration includes light breakfast and lunch. 

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