Battery Duportail located inside Fort Morgan Alabama

Battery Duportail

Battery Duportail
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Battery Duportail (1901-1931) – Battery Duportail (1901-1931) – Battery Duportail was a reinforced concrete, Endicott Period 12 inch coastal gun battery on Fort Morgan , Baldwin County, Alabama. The battery was named in G.O. 78, 15 May 1903 after Maj. Gen. Louis L. Duportail, Chief of Engineers (1777-1783), Continental Army, who served with distinction during the Revolutionary War and who died at sea in 1802 while en route to France. Battery construction started in 1898, was completed in 1900 and transferred to the Coast Artillery for use 3 Jun 1900 at a cost of $ 172,646.05.

Devil’s Den Falls

DEVIL’S DEN FALLS
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In Talladega National Forest,the Devil’s Den Falls, aka the Six Pack, is a series of waterfalls, consisting of a total of about 100′ elevation drop.  The falls is located on Cheaha Creek upstream from Chinnabee Lake on Cheaha Creek, and is accessed via the popular Chinnabee Silent Trail.  

Little River Canyon National Preserve

Little River Canyon National Preserve

The river and canyon have formed a wild and rugged landscape that allows for a range of peaceful and challenging recreational opportunities. The river supports world-class whitewater paddling and the canyon supports exceptional climbing opportunities. The opportunity for hiking, swimming, and fishing in natural areas away from city life are exemplified at Martha’s Falls and Canyon Mouth.

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Spring Valley Beach

Spring Valley Beach
Spring Valley Beach Water Park
2340 County Highway 5
Blountsville Alabama 35031
205-429-2075
www.springvalleybeach.com

Spring Valley Beach Waterpark is a family owned and operated waterpark located in Blountsville, Alabama. The water park is approximately 60 minutes north of Birmingham, AL and approximately 60 minutes south of Huntsville, Alabama right off of Highway 231. Spring Valley Beach is a charming, one-of-a-kind, family-owned water park; it is the only waterpark in the southeast where you can bring your own picnic basket or grill to the park, provides free suntan lotion, and offers free parking. With more than 20 gazebos and pavilion areas, 10 thrilling water slides, the Southeast’s largest pool, and a huge Kids water playground; Spring Valley Beach really does provide something for any occasion. Alabama Amusement Theme Water Park Index

Birmingham Barons Baseball

Birmingham Barons Baseball

Birmingham Barons
Regions Field
1401 1st Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35233
Jefferson County Alabama

The history of the Birmingham Barons traces back to 1885, when the Barons (originally named the Coal Barons) played in the many southern leagues that existed during the early years of baseball. In those years, the leagues came and went, but baseball in Birmingham survived. In 1901, the Southern Association formed, with teams in Birmingham, Selma, New Orleans, Shreveport, Little Rock, Memphis, Nashville and Chattanooga. Phone: (205) 988-3200
Fax: (205) 988-9698

General E-Mail: barons@barons.com

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

2612 Lane Park Road
Birmingham AlabamaBirmingham Alabama 35223
Jefferson County Alabama

Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama’s largest living museum with more than 12,000 different plants in its living collections. The Gardens’ 67.5 acres contains 25+ unique gardens, 30+ works of original outdoor sculpture and miles of serene paths. The Gardens features the largest public horticulture library in the U.S., conservatories, a wildflower garden, two rose gardens, the Southern Living garden, and Japanese Gardens with a traditionally crafted tea house. Education programs run year round and over 10,000 school children enjoy free science-curriculum based field trips annually. Birmingham Botanical Gardens, the most visited free attraction in Alabama, is open daily, offering free admission to more than 350,000 yearly visitors.

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Waterville USA Water and Amusement Park

Waterville USA is a 20 acre waterpark and amusement park located ¼ of a mile from the beach in a beautiful resort community, Gulf Shores, Alabama.  Waterville opened the original waterpark in 1986 and since that time the park has added over $10 million in new or replaced attractions.  Waterville USA has the best collection of water rides on the Gulf Coast!  

 

906 Gulf Shores Pkwy. Gulf Shores AL 36542
Phone: 251-948-7026
wville@gulftel.com
www.watervilleusa.com

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