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German POW museum/archives documenting Camp Aliceville (1943-45). Coca-Cola assembly line equipment (1948-78). American veteran military collection.
Experience adventure through Sipsey Wilderness. Strong current, small rapids, breathtaking scenery. Find shark teeth and fossils millions of years old. Canoeing, camping, fishing and swimming.
Choctaw County Courthouse
Historic courthouse has etched face in window, believed to be likeness of man accused of burning 2nd courthouse building in 1876. Present building constructed 1877.
Full 18-hole course, practice green and driving range, gas carts, clubhouse available to rent for events or have your tournament with us.
Located in the Courthouse on the Basement Level. Many artifacts from Washington County's rich past. Washington is Alabama's first county, and boasts the first territorial capital at St. Stephens.
Borders Tombigbee River and its creeks, sloughs, lakes and bottom lands. Waterfowl habitat areas, beavers, raccoons, deer, alligators, eagles.
Bluff Hall, a Federal / Greek Revival house museum owned and operated by Marengo County Historical Society, Inc., features an extensive period furniture, art, and clothing collection.
Full-service marina. In-water and dry storage for boats. Restaurant and motel on-site.
Public boat landing ramp; tent and trailer camping area; 54 sites; comfort station; sewer hookups; 50 Amp service; drinking water; picnic areas and bank fishing.
Gaineswood is nationally recognized for its architecture and is called "one of the two or three most important Greek Revival houses" by Smithsonian's Guide to the Deep South: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. Visit and see domed ceilings, ornate plaster work, columned and galleried rooms and original furnishings.
Restored c. 1870 residence/cottage with Greek Revival/Italianate style. Museum houses history and works of Geneva Mercer, artist, sculptor and Marengo Co. native.
Shotgun houses depicting African-American life from the 1930s-1960s. Named for Civil Rights pioneers, including Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and Ralph Abernathy.
Former grocery store on Courthouse Square, now an antique business specializing in Empire and Victorian period pieces plus accessories, glassware and silver. Dealers welcome.
An extension fo the Alabama Civil Rights Freedom Farm Museum, the site contains 3 civil rights houses depicting historical photos, marker listing names of civil rights pioneers, and help center.
This Sumter recreation area features a public boat launch, waterborne toilets, picnic area and shelter, drinking water and primitive camping.
Main-Yankee Street Historic District is one of the thirty-six historical districts in Gainesville, Alabama.
The town of Gainesville, located on Tenn-Tom Waterway, was founded 1832. Civil War and pioneer history, many historical homes and churches. The surrounding area has excellent fishing, hunting, golf, camping, etc.
Chickasaw State Park is a 520-acre roadside park in Marengo County. Complete with modern campsites, wading pool, hiking trails, a barbeque grilling pavilion, plus other large pavilions and picnic areas makes this small park perfect for group-sized cookouts and gatherings.
Two-room 1925 school. Funded by Julius Rosenwald (Sears & Roebuck president) and community. Featured on "How Firm a Foundation" (Alabama Public Television).
Fossils, Civil War rifles, spinning wheels, Native American artifacts, military uniforms, farming implements. 1847 log courthouse, old store, school info.
Magnolia Grove is a classic Greek Revival house built circa 1840. Main house and three outbuildings are preserved on 10 acres. Open to the public since 1943, Magnolia Grove is filled with family furnishings.
MLK photos, news clippings. 1860 slave auction document, Civil Rights activist photos, resource and research information, print and non-print materials, computers for public use.
Antebellum home housing artifacts from prehistoric, Native American, pioneer, antebellum, Victorian and modern periods. 1850s exterior kitchen. Five historic buildings and 1830s log cabin.
Unique gifts and home accessories store. Books, jewelry, fragrances, baby items, linens, tabletop, wall art, lamps, in-store print source, wedding gifts and accessories, men's gifts, and much more.
Located in historic downtown. Gallery features exquisite works of art created by the region's finest. New exhibits quarterly.
In historic downtown Grove Hill featuring children's reading room, adult section, genealogy research room equipped with ancestry.com and houses family history records.
"Heart of Clarke" mural exemplifies the rich timber and wildlife heritage of Clarke County. Located on Courthouse Square next to charming mini-park.
Built in 1848 by Isham Kimbell. One of last surviving pioneer-type dwellings (Plantation Plain) remaining in Jackson. Constructed of heart pine and cypress.
Home to Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce. Located in heart of old Pine Level Historic District. 1900 structure is one of Jackson's finest examples of Queen Anne-style architecture.
Park, created after 1902 lock was replaced, offers an oxbow lake and island perfect for fishing, boating, and camping. Primitive camping and picnicking. Shelter can be reserved by phone.
Built over the Sucarnoochee River in 1861 of hand-hewn heartpine timbers joined with wooden pegs, and later moved to Alamuchee Creek. In 1969 moved to the University of West Alabama campus.
Constructed in 2005, complex is a prominent addition to University of West Alabama campus. Six lighted courts on "The Loop," near Student Union Building.
Lake LU and the Nature Trails are located on the UWA campus. The trails are used for hiking, running, bird watching, and more!
The courthouse was erected on July 9, 1902. Present day Livingston is still centered around the Courthouse Square.
The 84-acre lake is located two miles west of Millry. The lake offers public restrooms, a covered fishing pier, a boat ramp and a covered pavilion. Bait, fishing tackle and snacks may be purchased at the lake store. Campground is also onsite.
Called "The Big Apple of the 14th Century" by National Geographic, Moundville is the second largest prehistoric archaeological site of its kind, representing the best preserved Mississippian Indian ceremonial mound center in North America.
Tom Bevill Visitors Center, Pickensville Campground, and Pirate's Cove Marina all located on Aliceville Lake at Pickensville.
Greek Revival antebellum reproduction adjacent to the U.S. Snagboat Montgomery. Exhibits describe Tombigbee River Valley life.
Visitors Center, Snagboat, campground and picnic area
One of last steam-powered sternwheelers to ply Southern rivers. Served U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 1926-82. Restored to former operating appearance. Interpretive exhibits.
Trail, one of eight trails covering the state, provides easy access for birders to Alabama's natural wealth in west Alabama from near the Tom Bevill Visitor's Center and beyond.
200-acre park. Walking trail through Old Capital Town, quarry lake with white-sand beaches, RV camping, Boat ramp to Tombigbee River, horseback riding.
Lake is third largest in Black Warrior -Tombigbee system. Park offers boat launch; primitive and RV camp sites.
Changing exhibits. Handmade quilts, hooked rugs and other Alabama-made arts and crafts.Red and green pepper jelly is made on site. Pepper Jelly Festival last Saturday of April.
Permanent collection of works by area artists.
Antiques, collectibles, lamp restoration, and custom framing. Buy, sell, trade. Shipping services.
Kathryn Tucker Windham was a noted storyteller, author, artist and photographer who was born in Selma and grew up in nearby Thomasville. She is best known for her series of books of “true” ghost stories, based on local folklore, beginning with "13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey".
This tree is the largest sparkleberry tree in the state, maybe even in the nation. Located on property owned by Earl Jenkins on Live Oak Lane, this tree got its designation from the Alabama Forestry Commission in 2007 and could be 150-200 years old.
Site of 1813 attack on early county settlers by Creek Warriors during the Creek War.
The Coleman Center for the Arts (CCA) is a contemporary arts organization that uses art to foster positive social change, answer civic needs, build local pride, and use creativity for community problem solving. By nurturing and facilitating partnerships between artists and community we strive to create the vision and the means for a creative and sustainable society. Our mission is to integrate contemporary art into education, civic life, and community development throughout our region.
The Coleman Center for the Arts is a non-profit organization that supports its community through such programs as artist-in-residence, exhibitions, educational programs for the youth, workshops, camps, and juried art shows.