Jessie Owens Museum & Memorial Park

Jesse Owens Memorial Park & Museum

Dedicated to the Olympic Athlete, Jessie Owens, the museum is located in Danville Alabama, a community in Morgan County Alabama. The twenty acre park has attractions to honor Owens, a museum, a long-jump pit and a replica of Jessie’s home.  

Safe House Museum

Martin Luther King Jr. spent the night of March 21, 1968 in this house while fleeing the Klan. The house is now a museum highlighting the struggle for equality by African-Americans in Alabama.

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Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives

The Veterans Museum holds a monthly “Coffee Call” the first Saturday of each month. Breakfast of biscuits and gravy, sausage, ham or bologna biscuits, pastries, fruit and juice are provided free of charge to the 140-180 who attend.

Oakville Indian Mounds

Oakville Indian Mounds Park and Museum

The Oakville Indian Mounds, near Moulton in central Lawrence County, may belong to the Copena Mortuary Complex, a cultural subgroup of the Woodland period marked by settlements with elaborate burial mounds containing artifacts that indicated the status of those interred.

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Cost of Freedom Veterans Museum

Cost of Freedom Veterans Museum
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.