History of Baldwin County

On August 30, 1813, the "Red Sticks", led by Peter McQueen and William Weatherford (mixed-blood Creeks), attacked Fort Mims, killing over 500. Many of those killed were also of mixed blood, neighbors to William Weatherford. Read more about Ft Mims:

 

 

 

 

Other Baldwin County History:

PRESIDENT MADISON’S OBJECTIONS TO THE “BILL FOR THE RELIEF OF RICHARD TERVIN, WILLIAM COLEMAN, EDWIN LEWIS, SAMUEL MIMS, JOSEPH WILSON, AND THE BAPTIST CHURCH AT SALEM MEETING-HOUSE, IN THE MISSISSIPPI TERRITORY.” , February 28, 1811

Excert from History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, 1921

The stealing of the Courthouse

The Nunez Ferry Crossing, Perdido River, 1815