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300 Block of 1st Avenue SE in Cullman, Alabama by Chris Pruitt

Colonel John Cullmann, founder of Cullman (1823-1895)

Colonel John Cullmann, founder of Cullman (1823-1895)

Cullman Alabama

Cullman is a city in Cullman County. Cullman is located along Interstate 65, about 50 miles north of Birmingham and about 55 miles south of Huntsville.
In the time before European settlement, the area that today includes Cullman was originally in the territory of the Cherokee Nation.

Cullman Alabama History

The region was traversed by a trail known as the Black Warrior’s Path1, which led from the Tennessee River near the present location of Florence, Alabama, to a point on the Black Warrior River south of Cullman. This trail figured significantly in Cherokee history, and it featured prominently in the American Indian Wars prior to the establishment of the state of Alabama and the relocation of several American Indian tribes, including the Creek people westward along the Trail of Tears. During the Creek War in 1813, General Andrew Jackson of the U.S. Army dispatched a contingent of troops down the trail, one of which included the frontiersman Davy Crockett.

During the Civil War, the future location of Cullman was the site of the minor Battle of Day’s Gap. On April 30, 1863, Union forces under the command of Colonel Abel Streight won a victory over forces under Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. This battle was part of a campaign and chase known collectively as Streight’s Raid. Although Streight got the upper hand in this battle, Forrest would have the last laugh. In one of the more humorous moments of the war, Streight sought a truce and negotiations with Forrest in present-day Cherokee County near present-day Gaylesville. Although Streight’s force was larger than Forrest’s, while the two were negotiating, Forrest had his troops march repeatedly in a circuitous route past the site of the talks. Thinking himself to be badly outnumbered, Streight surrendered to Forrest on the spot.

  1. Black Warrior’s Path/Mitchell TraceBlack Warrior\’s Path began near Florence and continued southeast through Lawrence County. Gen. Andrew Jackson, Col. John Coffee and frontiersman Davy Crockett used the road during the Creek Indian War, and it was later a major thoroughfare during the Creek Indian Removal.1219 County Road 187
    Danville, AL 35619
    Phone: 256-905-2494Website:
    Black Warrior’s Path/Mitchell Trace

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Arab: 34.327778, -86.498611
Cullman: 34.177500, -86.844722
Funzone Minitature Golf Course: 34.158884, -86.848089
Welti Alabama: 34.139167, -86.738889
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Arab
Arab is a city in Marshall and Cullman counties in the northern part of the U.S. state of Alabama, located 10 miles from Guntersville Lake and Guntersville Dam.

Arab is located on top of Brindlee Mountain at 34°19′40″N 86°29′55″W (34.327863, -86.498613). The city is primarily in southern Marshall County; a small portion extends south into Cullman County.
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Cullman
Cullman is a city in Cullman County. Cullman is located along Interstate 65, about 50 miles north of Birmingham and about 55 miles south of Huntsville.
In the time before European settlement, the area that today includes Cullman was originally in the territory of the Cherokee Nation.
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Funzone Minitature Golf Course
Funzone Miniature Golf Course

1635 Main Ave Sw
Cullman, AL 35055-5230
P: (256) 735-0704
www.funzonecullman.com

Located in Cullman just off I-65, FUNZONE is more than just family fun, it’s an entertainment mecca offering entertainment options for the whole family. Whether you’re 2 years old or 82 years old, we’ve got something for everyone.
1635 Main Avenue Southwest, Cullman, AL, United States
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