| November 13, 2018
Welcome to Black Creek Plantation
Where new memories of hunting & fishing with family and friends are made everyday at this wonderful place we call Black Creek Plantation! Tucked away in the beautiful woods of Union Springs, Alabama you will find Black Creek Plantation. Abundant with whitetail deer, hogs, turkey, quail, fish, and all that Bullock County has to offer, this wondrous place is the only place to be when you plan your next hunting or fishing adventure. Black Creek is all about family and friends coming together and building memories that will last a lifetime.
Doublehead (1744–1807) or Incalatanga (Tal-tsu’tsa in Cherokee), was one of the most feared warriors of the Cherokee during the Cherokee–American wars.
Alabama Archeological Investigations
Reports that all tributaries of Mulberry Creek contain gold. Mulberry Creek is a 45.4-mile-long waterway in central Alabama.
Blue Creek Alabama: Placer Gold Deposits
GOLD IN ALABAMA INDEX
Placer gold has been collected from Blue Creek in Chilton County, Alabama. The website, www.mindat.org commented "the ripatoe placer produced nuggets weighing 109.11 grams .
View Additional Alabama Ghost Towns
Chulafinnee was originally one of several Indian villages of the Upper Creek Nation.The Indian word, Chulafinnee, means "Pine Log Crossing." Chulafinnee is now a ghost town with a gold producing past.
MELVIN’S ALABAMA HISTORY Introduction Melvins Alabama History with Melvin Cane (alias) has been a popular topic of discussion among his relatives for over a hundred years. Melvin was born in north Alabama in 1890 and the family discussions started when Melvin first walked off the family farm around the turn of the century. Melvin was seldom […]
The fact that Raven was growing up in a rural farming area that was only twenty miles from a major southern city provided him with a unique perspective. Raven was working at his parent’s farm soon after he took his first step and a few years later had a semi-full-time job at a local horse […]
Built on an Indian mound several hundred yards from any other breach in the earth's surface, the home of Mrs. Elizabeth E. Routt,, better known in county history as Mrs. High Brown Routt, a mile east of Hazel Green, once held the limelight of local attention, principally because it harbored more scandal than any since and has kept forks awake around the fireside. Both books and pamphlet, now unobtainable, recorded this choice gossip, and caused passersby, back in those days before the Civil War, to slacken the reins upon their horses end strain their necks for a glance of the mansion's owner.
JOHN HOLLIS BANKHEAD
John Hollis Bankhead was born on his father's farm in Marion (now Lamar) County on September 13, 1842. He was educated in the country schools of his native county and with this meager scholastic preparation became a man of solid and practical learning.
Wison Pickett was born on March 18, 1941 in Prattville, Alabama. He sang American R&B, soul and rock and roll.
Blue Springs State Park
Alabama State Park
Barbour County Alabama
Blue Springs State Park is located about 6 miles east of Clio, Alabama in southeast Alabama, 2595 Hwy 10, Cilo 36017.
You can obtain information regarding the park calling 334-397-4875; faxing 334-397-4875 or by email to: BlueSprings.STPK@dcnr.Alabama.gov.
The park is open from 7 am until sundown daily. The park offers camping, rental campers, fishing, swimming, comfort stations, playground, grills and a picnic area. The entrance fees are Adults $3.00, children 6 to 11 $1.00, seniors (62 and older) and disabled citizens $1.00. The park has 103 acres and includes a crystal clear underground spring pool.
Chewacla State Park
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Cathedral Caverns State Park
637 Cave Road
Woodville, AL 35769
Cathedral Caverns State Park is an Alabama state park located in Grant Alabama, northern Marshall County, 7 miles southeast of the town of Woodville Alabama.
ZOOS IN ALABAMA
Kid Friendly Alabama Zoos
There are many different types of attractions just for kids located throughout Alabama, but kids seem to really enjoy zoos, sanctuaries and farms. If you are looking to entertain and educate your kids about animals, you will want to check out our list of zoos and other animal attractions in Alabama.