Points of Interest

Tuscumbia Landing

On the south bank of the Tennessee River at the mouth of Spring Creek in Sheffield, Alabama. Tuscumbia Landing was a departure point on the water route to Indian Territory for Cherokees and Creeks. It was the site of 1st Railroad west of the Appalachian Mountains that bypassed the Muscle Shoals rapids from the Landing in Decatur. Turn left off Blackwell Road north of W. 20th Avenue or call 256.383.0250 for directions.

Waterloo Landing

On the north bank of the Tennessee River in the town of Waterloo, Alabama. Cherokees were brought by land from Ross Landing in Tennessee. Cherokees and Creeks were brought by water from Tuscumbia Landing when the water was too low for steamboats there. Take County Road 14 west from Florence, Alabama.

Rhodes Ferry Park

100 Market St NW,
Decatur, Alabama at the site of the historical riverboat landing. Cherokees were brought down river from North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and NE Alabama by boat and loaded on the Tuscumbia, Courtland and Decatur Railroad to by pass the Muscle Shoals rapids on the way to Tuscumbia Landing to finish their journey to Indian Territory by boat.

The Fort Payne Cabin Historic Site

(Open by Appointment Only)
106 4th St., Fort Payne, AL 35967
Phone: 256.845.6888

The Andrew Ross Home

(Privately Owned/
Not Open to the Public)
Located just off the intersection of 45th Street and Godfrey Ave. NE in Fort Payne, AL

Willstown Mission Cemetery Site

314 38th St NE,
Fort Payne, AL 35967

The Little River Canyon Center

4322 Little River Trail NE
Fort Payne, AL 35967
Phone: (256) 845-9605 x201

Lake Guntersville State Park

1155 Lodge Dr.
Guntersville, AL 35976
General Info: 256-571-5440

Florence Indian Mound and Museum

(Admission Charged)
1028 S Court Street
Florence, AL 35630
Phone: 256-760-6427

Chattahoochee Indian Heritage Center

Fort Mitchell
Co. Park, AL Hwy 165
Fort Mitchell, AL 36856
Phone: 334-687-9755

Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center

219 County Road 187
Danville, AL 35619
Phone: 256-905-2499

Moundville Archaeological Park

634 Mound Parkway
Moundville, AL 35474
Phone: 205-371-2234

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

11288 Horseshoe Bend Road
Daviston, AL
Phone: 256-234-7111

Wichahpi Commemorative
Stone Wall

(Te-Lah Nay’s Wall)
13890 Lauderdale County 8,
Florence, AL 35633