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The Old Grant Country Store

The Grant Store was built in 1924 by T. L. S. Grant. It was a general store that contained anything that country folks living in the early and mid 1900′s might need – food staples, cooking utensils, clothing, remedies for all types of ailments, farming tools, feed and seed, nails, etc. At one time, there […]

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Tucker’s Treasures: Antiques

Tucker’s Treasures is truly an out of the way treasure. Located between Nanafalia and Myrtlewood in the southern part of Marengo County, it is hard to find, but worth the effort. It has four warehouses full of antiques, collectibles, rugs and glassware. Every piece of furniture is filled or covered with china, lamps and odds/ends. Many tourists have found their way to Tucker’s Treasures. The Tuckers have shipped furniture to 18 states and as far away as Canada. Visitors have included family members of the Secret Service who guard the President. All who come agree that the antique prices are reasonable. In fact, there are many antique dealers who hope you won’t find this place, because they shop there.

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The Alabama Rural Heritage Center

The Alabama Rural Heritage Center is located on Hwy 25 in Thomaston. It is located in a building designed by the famous Auburn Rural Studio. This building was the former Home Economics Building of Marengo County High School. It houses an art gallery featuring Alabama Artists. There is a Pepper Jelly Wall leading into the […]

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Black Belt Treasures

Black Belt Treasures is a non-profit economic development program marketing high quality products from the Black Belt region. The Black Belt takes its name from a band of rich black soil that stretches across south central Alabama. The region first prospered because it was ideally suited for growing cotton, but it also has been fertile […]

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Old Courthouse Museum

The Old Courthouse Museum serves as an important link between the county’s colorful past and the events of today. Located in the Old Monroe County Courthouse on the Monroeville town square, the museum provides a variety of events and activities to attract people of all ages and backgrounds throughout the year. “Monroeville is best known […]

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