Alabama Music Hall of Fame

Alabama Music Hall Of Fame

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

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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, […]

Confederate Memorial Park

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 […]

U.S. Space Rocket Center

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

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 in Florence Alabama

Pope's Tavern | Florence Alabama

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.

DESOTO STATE PARK – ALABAMA

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.

Cost of Freedom Veterans Museum

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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 […]