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Marion County Alabama offers a range of recreational activities. The Sam R. Murphy Wildlife Management Area consists of 25,150 acres of game hunting. The Upper Bear Creek Reservoir and the Marion County Public Fishing Lake offer boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and birdwatching. Twin Forks Park, near the Bear Creek Reservoir, includes picnic and campsite areas as well.
Explore Alabama: Winston County Alabama – The “Republic” of Winston, present-day Winston County, Alabama, was one of several places in the Confederate States of America where citizens had strong feelings against seceeding from the union. Winston County citizens , this opposition became violent and had long-lasting political consequences—deep enough to generate a legend after the war that the county had seceded from Alabama.