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Old Cahawba

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March 2019

Cemetery Walking Tour

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Cahawba Archaeological Park, 9518 Cahaba Road
Orrville, AL United States
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$8

The decaying ruins of Old Cahawba’s historic cemeteries provide an opportunity for a deeper understanding of the richly layered history surrounding the events that occurred at the site of Alabama’s first capital. Join us for a one-hour guided tour as we visit one of Cahawba's three cemeteries. This tour will explore the personal sagas of many of those who lived here before joining its community of perpetual residents.

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April 2019

Civil War Walking Tour of Old Cahawba

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Cahawba Archaeological Park, 9518 Cahaba Road
Orrville, AL United States
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$8

This guided tour will immerse visitors in the history of Castle Morgan, the POW camp at Old Cahawba, and explore the plight of these unfortunate soldiers as well as the hardships of the town’s Confederate residents who suffered while their husbands, fathers and sons were off to war, many never to return.

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May 2019

Bird Walk for Beginners (& History Buffs)

May 18 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Old Cahawba Archaeological Park, 9518 Cahaba Road
Orrville, AL United States
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$8

Learn the basics of bird identification from an experienced birder on this easy two-hour walk through historic Old Cahawba Archaeological Park. All skill levels are welcome to attend. Meet at the visitor’s center, rain or shine, and bring your binoculars and bird guide if you’ve got them. Knowledgeable birders will guide you through the identification of the birds that abound at this time of year. A wide variety ranging from the “large” (like Bald Eagles and Turkey Vultures) to Barred…

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June 2019

B.Y.O. (Bring Your Own) Bike Tour of Old Cahawba

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Cahawba Archaeological Park, 9518 Cahaba Road
Orrville, AL United States
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$8

Cruise through Cahawba during this one-hour tour of Alabama's most famous ghost town.  On this 4 mile, easy-paced, guided bicycle tour, we will explore the abandoned streets, overflowing wells, and decaying ruins of this antebellum Pompeii. Join us as we visit points of interest along the Alabama and Cahaba Rivers and learn about the historic charm of Old Cahawba. Be sure to bring your bike, water, and snacks.

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October 2019

Hear the Dead Speak

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Cahawba Archaeological Park, 9518 Cahaba Road
Orrville, AL United States
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$8

At Old Cahawba, you don’t have to believe in ghosts to hear the past speaking to you. Be an “above-ground archaeologist,” and discover messages in Cahawba’s relic landscape that were left behind by the town’s long dead residents. Bring your walking shoes, camera and curiosity for this intriguing guided walking tour of Alabama’s most famous ghost town.

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