built near DeSoto Falls by Prince Madoc of Wales about 1180.
of Alabama by Albert James Pickett, 1851, describes both DeSoto's
explorations near Mentone during early July, 1540, and the Cherokee inhabitants
of Northeast Alabama.
Creek War of 1813 and 1814 by H. S. Halbert and T. H. Ball, 1895, recounts
how the Cherokees helped Andrew Jackson in his conflict with the Creeks.
Showing Cherokee Land in Northeast Alabama
1895 Map of
the Mentone Area
of the Cherokees by Jackson
Treaty of 1835 Maps
Memory of a stockade which could have been Fort Payne.
The Cherokees vs. Andrew Jackson
Extract from A Pictorial
History of DeKalb County, Alabama, published
by Landmarks of DeKalb County, Inc., 1972.
of DeKalb County
Alabama: A History by Zora Strayhorn, 1986.
A Description of the Mountain
The Civil War
Post Civil War Times
Turn of the Century
Heyday to Depression
Personalities and Legends
Decade of the Centennial
Bibliography and Credits
1889 Plat of
Town of Mentone by Ed Mason
The Groundhog Archives
Mentone Families' Quilt
Civilian Conservation Corps in DeSoto State Park
Springs Hotel (6MB)
to Mentone Home Page
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