Alabama Music Hall of Fame The Alabama Music Hall of Fame was a dream and goal of the Muscle Shoals Music Association, a Shoals-area based professional organization of producers, musicians, songwriters, recording studio owners and other music professionals. In 1980, the Muscle Shoals Music Association and the state Legislature, under the leadership of state Sen. […]
Battleship Memorial Park Battleship Memorial Park is a military history park and museum located on the western shore of Mobile Bay in Mobile, Alabama. It has a collection of notable aircraft and museum ships including the South Dakota-class battleship USS Alabama and Gato-class submarine USS Drum. The USS Alabama and USS Drum are both National Historic Landmarks; the park as a whole was listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage prior to that time, […]
The Butler-Harris-Rainwater Museum is a historic home on First Street and Tenth Avenue in Childersburg.
Confederate Memorial Park Confederate Memorial Park located in Marbury, Alabama, Autauga County, tells the story of Alabama’s Confederate soldier both during the Civil War and afterwards. The park is the site of Alabama’s only Confederate Soldiers’ Home. The site operated from 1902-1939 as a haven for disabled or indigent veterans of the Confederate army, their […]
Fort Gaines is an historic fort on Dauphin Island, Alabama. It is best known for its role in the Battle of Mobile Bay during the American Civil War.
U.S. Space Rocket Center Huntsville AL Madison County Alabama The U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama is a museum operated by the government of Alabama, showcasing rockets, achievements, and artifacts of the U.S. space program. Sometimes billed as “Earth’s largest space museum”, astronaut Owen Garriott described the place as, “a great way to […]
Pope’s Tavern, built as a stagecoach stop and tavern is now a museum on Hermitage Drive in Florence. According to the museum’s website, Andrew Jackson stayed at the inn on his way to the Battle of New Orleans.
Archeological evidence suggests that the first building burned at some point, and while no exact date of construction is known for the current building, construction of the one-and-a-half-story, eight-room, Federal-style structure began sometime in the 1830s or 1840s.
The 3,000 acre park was named after the explorer Hernando De Soto. There are historic sites including a museum; a lodge, cabins, restaurant, swimming pool, hiking, bike trails, walking trails, waterfalls, tennis court, picnic areas and campsites.
Vulcan Park and Museum features spectacular views of Birmingham, an interactive history museum that examines Vulcan and Birmingham’s story, a premier venue for private events, and a beautiful public park for visitors and locals to enjoy.
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.
The Aldrich Coal Mine Museum is a historical museum located in Montevallo, Alabama. Aldrich was once a coal mining town, but is now a part of Montevallo.
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.
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.
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.
The United States Army Aviation Museum is an aviation museum located on Fort Rucker near Ozark, Alabama.
Dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and operation of historically significant railway equipment, the museum is located at 1919 Ninth Street, Calera, Alabama, on I-65 approximately 30 miles south of Birmingham.
Enjoy an educational and entertaining trip to one of North Alabama’s most inspiring attractions. Our talking exhibits and life displays will impress you.
While at the house, Zelda worked on her book, Save Me the Waltz, and Scott wrote Tender Is The Night.
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 […]
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The historic home, located in Waterloo, Alabama, western Lauderdale County, is the site of a town museum that …