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Burnt Corn Hunting Club/Lodge

In 1812, the town was the trade center for the area. Elbert Barthlett owns a hunting lodge, Burnt Corn Lodge, in town and has explored the surrounding woods and found many abandoned home sites and old family cemeteries indication that it was once a populated area. “We find old home sites back in the woods that you wouldn’t believe would have been there,” Barthlett says as he leaned back in his rocker on the Lodge front porch. Barthlett said that also find a lot of Indian arrowheads and other artifacts in the area, but no one knows what all could be buried there. “Legend has it that a lot of their [Earlier settlers’] silver was buried during the Creek uprising.” Barthlett said, which was done in order to keep the Indians from stealing the valuables during raids, “Much of that was never recovered.