Alabama Museum of Natural History

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    The Alabama Museum of Natural History, with thousands of invaluable  specimens from all lines of scientific research, is a lasting monument to the energy, labor and love exhibited by Dr. Eugene Allen Smith.  He was appointed as state geologist in 1873 …

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    Aliceville Museum

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    The Aliceville Museum has grown from a single room in the Aliceville Public Library to a large facility encompassing three buildings, a courtyard, and a plaza area in downtown Aliceville.  The museum has been in its current location since 1995.  There …

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    Auburn Rural Studio

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    Headquarters for Rural Studio Architectural Designs in Alabama’s Black Belt. Established in 1993 by architects Samuel “Sambo” Mockbee and D. K. Ruth, the Rural Studio is a part of Auburn University’s School of Architecture.  The Rural Studio is located …

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    Back Street Opry at Lamar Theatre

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    Lamar Theatre in Vernon  Open Sat. 6:30-10:30. Saturday night music shows with as many as 25 different entertainers, professional and amateur. Country, gospel, blues, comedy. Different show every Sat.

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    Bibb County Glades Preserve

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    The Kathy Stiles Freeland Bibb County Glades Preserve gained fame for the large numbers of rare and interesting wildflowers and shrubs found here, on rocky, dolomite glades on the banks of the Little Cahaba River, which snakes through the 480-acre prop …

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    Bibb County Lake

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    Bibb County Lake is a 100-acre lake located 5 miles north of Centreville off Alabama Highway 5. Clean public restrooms and concessions are available, including a wide variety of fishing tackle, live and artificial baits, and other fishing supplies, as …

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    Bird’s Hay Bale Art Farm

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    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. Many motorists driving along Highway 43 between Demopolis and Eutaw have done a double-take when they …

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    Brierfield Ironworks Historical Park

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    Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park is an attractive, open park with a friendly staff. The terrain is primarily open and level, with a small wet-weather stream and a covered bridge not far from the park entrance. There are gently rolling hills t …

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    Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge

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    Established in 2002, the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) helps to protect the biological heart of the Cahaba River. Thirteen federally threatened or endangered species occur within the refuge boundaries. Over 20,000 people visit the refuge …

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    Fayette Aquatic Center

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    The Fayette Aquatic Center offers pools and waterslides for people of all ages. Amenities include free wifi, food & drinks for sale, swimming lessons, lazy river, water aerobics, and lap swimming.  The Aquatic Facility at the Guthrie Smith Park fea …

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    Fayette Art Museum

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    There are over 4000 pieces in the Fayette Art Museum and six folk art galleries. The Fayette Art Museum was founded in 1969 by Fayette City Council and Jack Black, who was the Musuem’s Director for 35 years. It began with the gift from Lois Wilson, a F …

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    Fayette Courthouse

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    One of the greatest misfortunes to strike the town of Fayette was a fire that swept through the business district in 1911. It was on Friday, March 26, at 6 A.M., when fire was discovered in a drug store. Fanned by a brisk wind, the flames spread rapidl …

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    Fayette Depot Museum

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    Located in the restored, historic train station constructed in 1887, the Fayette Depot Museum contains a wealth of local historical artifacts – including a mint condition still! Also featured is a Civil War-era drum. It is maintained by the Fayette His …

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    Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery

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    Burial place of famed train robber Rube Burrows

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    Gorgas House Museum

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    The Gorgas House Museum is the oldest structure on the University of Alabama campus. Built in 1829, the building served as a dining hall, hotel, and residence for the University’s Steward. Converted into a faculty residence in the 1840s, it was one of …

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    Jennings Ferry Campground

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    Jennings Ferry has 51 sites and borders the Black Warrior River. All sites have a fire ring, a picnic table, a grill, water and 50 amp electric hookup. The campground has one playground area, one bathhouse and one laundry area. Jennings Ferry does have …

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    Kirkwood Mansion

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    Kirkwood is a historic plantation home in Eutaw, Alabama. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on May 17, 1976, due to its architectural significance. Kirkwood is a historic antebellum plantation mansion located in Eutaw. It is a G …

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    Lake Harris

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    Lake Harris is located on Yellow Creek and was one of two reservoirs for drinking water for the city of Tuscaloosa. The dirt entrance road is three miles in length and passes through a considerable stretch of early second-growth scrub. Prairie Warblers …

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    Lake Lurleen State Park

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    Lake Lurleen State Park is named after Alabama’s only female governor. Lurleen Wallace, the wife of former Governor George C. Wallace, was a native of Tuscaloosa County. As Governor she was instrumental in funding a major renovation project of Alabama …

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    Lake Nicol

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    Lake Nicol is an attractive, easily accessible, well-maintained, and popular wooded park on a substantial lake. It draws many local visitors, so the best birding is achieved on weekdays, early or late in the day, and days when traffic should be less th …

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    Lamar County Lake

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    The 68-acre Lamar County Fishing Lake, a favorite with local fishermen, is surrounded by mixed woods of pine and hardwoods.  A gravel road parallels the lake for ¼ mile to the north, and offers hiking access to the bordering woods and the dike. The woo …

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    Lions Park

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    In 2004 the Lions Club, the City of Greensboro, Hale County, the Riding Club and the Greensboro Baseball Association formed a joint committee to manage and care for the future of Lions Park, the largest park in Hale County. They soon approached Auburn …

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    Littleberry Pippen (Pippen Plantation) House

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    This is a private residence- drive by only This one-story wood-frame house, built in the early 1840’s, features a Creole Cottage-style architecture with later Greek Revival modifications. It is one of three similar Creole Cottage-style homes in Eutaw. …

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    Magnolia Grove

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    “Magnolia Grove, an excellent example of temple-style Greek Revival architecture, was built around 1840 as a town house by Isaac and Sarah Croom, whose plantations were about 20 miles south of Greensboro near Faunsdale. The main house and three depende …

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    Magnolia on Main

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    This is a private residence- drive by only. William Scears owned the plantation home, Glenville, which was located about three miles from town. He built “Magnolia on Main” circa 1904 as a townhouse for his family to make it more convenient for his chil …

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