Contact: Ove Jensen, Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Site Director, 334-567-3002


April 13, 2022


French and Indian War Encampment Brings History to Life at Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson


(Wetumpka, AL) Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson and the Alabama Historical Commission are pleased to announce the French & Indian War Encampment taking place April 23-24, 2022, at Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Park near Wetumpka, Alabama.


This special event focuses attention on the main protagonists of the French & Indian War - France, Britain, and their American Indian allies.  Living history demonstrations of military, Indian, and civilian life will take place on Saturday and Sunday throughout the day.  Re-enactors will be dressed and equipped as they appeared in North America during the middle of the eighteenth century.


Saturday, April 23, the event is 9:00 am – 4:00 pm and the admission is $4 for adults and $2 for school age children. Sunday, April 24, it is from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Refreshments will be sold by BSA Troop 50 on Saturday.


To learn more about Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson, or the Alabama Historical Commission, please visit


About Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Park
A historic property of the Alabama Historical Commission, the forts are located at 2521 West Fort Toulouse Road, 2 miles west of U.S. Highway 231. Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Park is a significant archaeological site. This area, where the Coosa and Tallapoosa meet to form the mighty Alabama River, has been occupied for 10,000 years. Prehistoric and American Indians, Spanish explorers, French marines, English and Scottish traders, and American settlers all left their mark on this National Historic Landmark.


About the Alabama Historical Commission

Located in historic downtown Montgomery at 468 S. Perry Street, the Alabama Historical Commission is the state historic preservation agency for Alabama. The agency was created by an act of the state legislature in 1966 with a mission to protect, preserve and interpret Alabama’s historic places. AHC works to accomplish its mission through two fields of endeavor: Preservation and promotion of state-owned historic sites as public attractions; and statewide programs to assist people, groups, towns, and cities with local preservation activities. For a complete list of programs and properties owned and operated by the AHC, hours of operation, and admission fees please visit  


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