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Wind Creek Casino & Hotel


This modern casino hotel and entertainment center is 0.8 miles from I-65 and 6 miles from downtown Atmore. Contemporary rooms come with 42″ flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers and fridges, plus free WiFi. Hypoallergenic rooms are available. There’s a 50,000-sq.ft. casino, 7 bars and restaurants, plus an infinity pool, a fitness center and gift shop. There’s also […]

The Green Street District

Marion Female Seminary

Take a walk through Marion’s history. The accompanying map (see below) and  details guide you through the West Marion Historic District. Be sure to explore all the historic districts in Marion: Marion Courthouse Square, Green Street, West Marion, and Judson College. Each district includes unique examples of Marion’s historic architecture—from our old city hall, built […]

Western Marion Historic District: An In-depth Exploration


In 1817, when the US government officially incorporated Alabama Territory, settlers flooded into this region, drawn by its forested hills, prairie grasslands, and rich Black Belt soil. They brought with them skills, values, and cultural institutions—including slavery—that shaped community life here. You’ll find a helpful brochure with a map of Marion and great information here: […]

Perry County: From the Classroom to the Farm

photo courtesy of Rural Southwest Alabama

[custom-mapping map_id=”4252″ height=”400″] Tour Judson College – a historic women’s college: Notable buildings on campus include A. Howard Bean Hall, a Carnegie library which now houses the Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame as well as classrooms. Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame, which occupies the main floor, was established to provide a permanent place of honor […]

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