Poarch Band of Creek Indians Museum, Atmore

#105 of 129 in Museums in Alabama
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
The Poarch Creek Indians are descendents of a segment of the original Creek Nation, which once covered almost all of Alabama and Georgia. Unlike many eastern Indian tribes, the Poarch Creeks were not removed from their tribal lands and have lived together for almost 200 years in and around the reservation in Poarch, Alabama. The reservation is located eight miles northwest of Atmore, Alabama in rural Escambia County, and 57 miles east of Mobile.

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is the only federally recognized Indian Tribe in the state of Alabama, operating as a sovereign nation with its own system of government and bylaws. The Tribe operates a variety of economic enterprises, which employ hundreds of area residents. The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is an active partner in the state of Alabama, contributing to economic, educational, social and cultural projects benefiting both tribal members and residents of these local communities and neighboring towns.
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  • This museum portrays the story of the Poarch Creek Indians well, is very entertaining and all put on for free. Also it's very close to the Warehouse which is another great place to visit. I was...  more »
  • For Thanksgiving, we traveled from South Florida to Atmore, Florida, to attend the Thanksgiving Pow Wow. My son was working on his Indian lore merit badge for scouting so we stopped by this museum...  more »
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