The marker reads, "Grafenberg Medical Institute, 1852-1861, Alabama's first medical school. Trained physicians who rendered great service to the State and Confederacy. Closed by war and death of its founder, Phillip M. Shepard, M.D."
The monument reads, "Horseshoe Bend Battle Ground, 12 miles north. There on March 27, 1814 General Andrew Jackson commanding U.S. forces and friendly Indians, broke the power of the Creek Confederacy."
The monument reads, "Here on the Horseshoe battleground General Andrew Jackson and his brave men broke the power of the Creek Indians under Chief Menawa March 29, 1814. Erected by the Congress of the United States."