Igloo Shaped House of Prayer

Igloo Shaped House of Prayer
County Road 63
Calera Alabama

Small igloo-shaped rock and cement structure with sign over opening “House of Prayer.” From I-65, exit 228, go west on highway 25. Go about one mile and turn right on Highway 31. Turn left on Eighth Avenue. Turn left on county road 63.

Joe Minter's African Village in Birmingham AL

Joe Minter’s African Village

Strange and unique tourist attraction created by one man, Joe Minter. Located at 931 Nassau Ave. SW in Birmingham Alabama in Jefferson County Alabama. Phone: 205-322-7370
Admission is free and you can purchase Joe’s book and DVD. Facebook


Scratch Ankle Alabama

Scratch Ankle Alabama

When it comes to unusual town names this on may have you scratching your head. Deep in Monroe County, about 80 miles southwest of Montgomery, sits the town of Scartch Ankle.

Photo by Benjamin West, postcard image published by Frank Cooper, New York::c1925::The Cultural Landscape Foundation 1 of 3

Village Number 1

Nitrate Village No. 1 was built to house workers at an ammonium nitrate plant authorized by the National Defense Act in 1916.