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The Alabama Military Hall of Honor is located on the beautiful campus of Marion Military Institute in Marion, Alabama.
Bronze plaques in honor of Alabama women who made significant contributions on a state, national or international level during their lifetime.
Organized in 1869 by freed slaves and the American Missionary Association.
Judson College, founded in 1838, is America's Christian college for women and home of the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame.
Former site of what is now Alabama State University in Montgomery, school was founded in 1867 by freed slaves for their children. Coretta Scott King was an alumnae of Lincoln. Museum houses artifacts, historical documents, memorabilia, videos, photos and newspapers relating to the legacy of Lincoln School.
Organized in 1836. While teaching here, Nicola Marschall designed the stars and bars flag and the Confederate uniform. Perry County Historical Museum.
The Military College of Alabama dating back to 1842 and the home of the Military Hall of Honor.
For a great golfing experience on a great 9-hole course come to Marion Institute Golf Course.
Moore-Webb-Holmes Plantation c. 1819 National Register of Historic Places Come take a walk through the past, present, and future on our historic, unique, and very diverse grounds. On our tour you will not only walk back in time. You will see what we are currently doing with grassfed beef, organic gardening, and how we are working towards self sustainability in the future. We are truly one of a kind in the state of Alabama and the United States with over 28 historic buildings dating back to the 1820′s. We are open by appointment to all groups, school groups, and individuals. We also offer full day or 2 day tours of the Black Belt. Book with us today and we promise you’ll be back to see more of what the Black Belt has to offer.
Built 1910. Restored 1998. Serves as Chamber office and visitor information center.
700-acre outdoor recreation and environmental park. Four swamp lakes, hardwood forest, trails, pavilion. Trail to Cahaba River beach preserve. 100-ft. birding tower.
St. Wilifrid's Episcopal Church Cemetery (est. 1849). Buried here: Confederate and Union soldiers; people of color_‹Ó both free and slave; William Brooks, Alabama Secession Convention of 1861.
Across from the square in the heart of Marion, historical markers near the entrance to Zion United Methodist Church describe events from the night of February 18, 1965, when voting rights marchers were attacked by sheriff's deputies and Alabama State Troopers.