Semmes is a city in western Mobile County, Alabama, in the Mobile metropolitan statistical area. Formerly an unincorporated community, voters in Semmes approved incorporation of a part of the community as the city of Semmes on August 17, 2010. The town was officially declared incorporated on May 2, 2011. The city covers 2,100 acres. The current Mayor is David Baker.
Mooresville Alabama is home to two historic churches, including the old white clapboard Church of Christ where President James A. Garfield once preached. The Brick Church, the Post Office, and the Stagecoach Inn and Tavern are maintained by the town’s residents in an effort to preserve some pieces of history. Often referred to as “Alabama’s Williamsburg,” the entire town of Mooresville is now included in the current listings of the National Register of Historic Places.
On March 12, 1780, the Donelson Expedition, led by Captain John Donelson, camped below the shoals at McFarland Bottoms. The area was to become what is known today as McFarland Park and McFarland Bottoms or McFarland Bottoms Park. McFarland Park is located between the Tennessee River and downtown Florence Alabama and is a popular destination hosting festivals and special events. McFarland Park Campground Reservations
The campgrounds provide RV and tent camping with electrical and water connections, sewer hookups, waste stations, bathhouse and laundry facilities. Campgrounds are currently open year round. Our policy is first come first serve.
Clanton, Alabama, a growing city with a rich history, is the seat of Chilton County Alabama, the state’s largest producer of peaches. Besides peaches, some of our most remarkable natural resources are a beautiful landscape and a friendly small-town atmosphere. Located in the center of Alabama on Interstate 65, halfway between the cities of Birmingham and Montgomery, Clanton is a location ripe for business and industrial development. It is Clanton’s proximity to the new automobile plants in the state that has made our city the site of two automotive parts manufacturers since 1999.
Museums In Alabama
Confederate Memorial Park
Confederate Memorial Park is the site of Alabama’s only Confederate Soldiers’ Home. The site operated from 1902-1939 as a haven for disabled or indigent veterans of the Confederate army, their wives, and widows. Confederate Memorial Park is located in Chilton County, east of I-65 off Hwy 31, 11 miles below Clanton, Alabama. It is 9 miles south of Exit 205 and 13 miles north of Exit 186. 437 County Road 63, Marbury, Alabama 36051
SEE MAP & GET DIRECTIONS
Cost of Freedom Veterans Museum
135 Main Street
Arab, Alabama 35016
Cost of Freedom Veterans Museum exists to “preserve our heritage, honor our defenders, and educate our future.”
Located in Arab, Alabama, the museum is operated as a non-profit.
Coosada Village, also known as Coosada Creek, Cosauda and Coosauda. Coosada Creek comes from an 1850’s map and it is thought “Creek” was indicative of the inhabitants, Creek Indians, and not used as a name. Additional maps label the area as Rileys Creek or Jones Creek and for a while the name was Coosawda. Present day Coosada is located in Elmore County in the central eastern part of Alabama.
Located at 135 S Main Street in Arab Alabama, Cost of Freedom Veterans Museum displays items from American wars. Museum Director Gene Bishop donated most of the items from his private collection.
Call 256-797-1962 or 256-498-2499 or visit the museum’s FaceBook page for more information. Arab, Alabama Chamber of Commerce website has additional contact information and current hours of operation. Arab, Alabama is located 25 minutes south of Huntsville, 75 minutes north of Birmingham, 3 hours west of Atlanta, and 5 hours north of Mobile. Two of the state’s main arteries, AL Highway 231 North/South and AL Highway 69 East/West, come together in the middle of Historic Downtown Arab – a quaint setting, rich with history and bursting with charm.
Brantley is a town in Crenshaw County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 809. Brantley was incorporated in 1891. Brantley Alabama Geography
Brantley is located in southern Crenshaw County at 31°35’4″ North, 86°15’24” West (31.584365, −86.256651). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.16 square miles, of which 3.11 square miles is land and 0.050 square miles, or 1.60%, is water.