Tallapoosa County is the site of the last battle of the Creek War of 1813-14, on the Tallapoosa River. The grounds are preserved at the Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, which includes exhibits on the battle, Creek Indian culture, and frontier life. Lake Martin, one of the largest manmade lakes in the state, provides multiple recreational opportunities, including fishing, boating and camping. Wind Creek State Park is located on its shoreline. Dadeville, the county seat, is home to the Tallapoosee Historical Museum and the Smith Mountain Fire Tower Trail. Alexander City, which was home to large textile mills, has several historic districts, including the downtown area.