History

History holds magnificent power; it can make us wiser, smarter and overall better as a society. Take a step back in time and watch history unfold at the many historical sites scattered all throughout the state. Alabama is home to one of the most complete records of prehistoric cultures in the Southeast. It is home to grounds of historical battles like the Battle of Horseshoe Bend and the Battle of Mobile Bay. In Alabama, you can walk the grounds of places and relive events that forever changed our nation and our world. Go ahead and dive deeper into the past. You never know what you might find.

Featured Locations & Events

Whether it's enlightening your mind to our state's past or walking in the footsteps of iconic figures, Alabama has some of the greatest history experiences waiting for you.

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Landmarks & Museums

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Bragg-Mitchell Mansion

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Richards-DAR House Museum

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Helen Kellers Birthplace and Home

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First White House of the Confederacy

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Confederate Memorial Park

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Moundville Archaeological Park

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Bragg-Mitchell Mansion

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Richards-DAR House Museum

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Helen Kellers Birthplace and Home

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First White House of the Confederacy

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Confederate Memorial Park

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Moundville Archaeological Park

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Find an Alabama History Experience

Explore history locations and attractions you should visit the next time you're here.
Historic Site
3727 Highway 119
Montevallo, AL 35115
The American Village is a unique attraction in the heart of Alabama, situated on 188 acres of rolling pasture and wooded land in Montevallo, about a half hour south of Birmingham. Its architecture is strikingly evocative of iconic early American design.
Museum
7th Street
Ashville, AL 35953
Located in historic district, building contains artifacts and memorabilia relating to history of people of St. Clair and surrounding counties.
Visitor Center
100 North Beaty Street
Athens, AL 35611
When you travel in Athens Alabama, you’ll see we’ve been preparing for your visit! From deep cleaning and sanitizing, posting friendly reminders to wear masks, wash hands and maintain safe social distance, and creating safe spaces...
Historic Site
South Painter Ave. (courtyard above the Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce)
Ozark, AL 36360
Memorial plaques to two U.S. Congress representatives: Henry B. Steagall, George W. Andrews. Carillon/tower recognizes personnel who served at Fort Rucker since 1942.
Museum
125 East Laurel Avenue
Foley, AL 36535