Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama is home to the musically talented ghost of Gaineswood Plantation is thought to be the spirit of one of the mansion’s nannies.
Marengo County was created by the Alabama Territorial Legislature on February 6, 1818, preceding Alabama’s statehood by almost two years.
Chalk, a soft, extremely fine-textured variety of limestone, occurs in the Coastal Plain section of west-central Alabama. Originally formed as the floor of an ancient sea, the chalk can be seen along prominent bluffs on the Tombigbee River. White Bluff is a historic site located in Demopolis, AL, which owes its character and natural beauty to the underlying chalk rocks.
Bird’s Farm is a large field beside Highway 43 that contains many amusing and imaginative creations, most of which were made with large bales of hay.