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A Painted House

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Shopping

A Painted House sells antiques, collectibles, home decor, art, and more!

A Taste 2 Love

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Dining

Alabama River Museum

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

The Alabama River Museum is part of the Monroe County Heritage Museums.  It is located on the east bank of the Alabama River at the Claiborne Lock and Dam in Monroe County (GPS coordinates N31.615500,W87.548306). Travel back in time 60 million years ag …

Atticus Finch Monument at Old Courthouse in Monroeville, AL

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Arts & Culture | Historical

Harper Lee, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, was born and raised in Monroeville, AL. The fictional town of Maycomb is modeled on Monroeville.  Atticus Finch, the central character in To Kill a Mockingbird, is a lawyer …

BackRoads Antiques

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Shopping

BackRoads Antiques is an antique shop selling unique home decor located in Monroeville, Alabama. The shop can be reached by phone at 251-575-4725 or by email at backroadsantiques2018@gmail.com.

Beatrice Hunter’s Retreat

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation

Your Alabama Deer Hunting Experience resides at The Beatrice Hunter’s Retreat.  Located in beautiful Beatrice, Alabama, the retreat provides the secluded hunting getaway you have always wanted.  With a vast expanse of land featuring deer, hog, turkey, …

Bells Landing Park

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Birding | Camping | Outdoor Recreation

Bells Landing Park’s 320 acres contain a variety of habitats, ranging from pine forest atop the uplands at the entrance to river bottom hardwoods along Tallatchee Creek. Continue west 0.4 miles to the parking area at the boat ramp and park.The road to …

Bethany Baptist Church

Located in Conecuh, Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

The Bethany Baptist Church was established in 1821 in nearby Conecuh County. The church moved to Puryearville (Monroe County) on Camp Ground Creek near Burnt Corn in 1846. During this era, both Blacks and Whites worshiped at the same church. After the …

Cherry Street BBQ

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Dining

Cherry Street offers some of the best BBQ you can get in town. While only open a select few Saturdays during each month, they cater many community and personal events in Monroeville. The restaurant specializes in ribs, pulled pork, chicken, and more!

Claiborne Lake Dam Site East Park

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Birding | Camping | Outdoor Recreation

Claiborne Lake Dam Site East Park’s 500 acres contain a variety of habitats and amenities. The area near the entrance is loblolly pine plantation. Here visitors can view Summer Tanagers, Pine Warblers, Indigo Buntings, and Eastern Bluebirds in the spri …

Cobbwebs

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Shopping

Cobbwebs is a shop located in Monroeville, Alabama filled with a great selection of antiques, furniture, and home decor. The shop also carries gourmet coffee and candy, dips, pottery, and candles!

Davis Ferry

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical | Outdoor Recreation

Davis Ferry  is located on the Alabama River at the Haines Island Park in Monroe County.  The old ferry boat that is used at Davis Ferry has been around for a long time.  It was moved from upriver at Holley Ferry in the early 1970’s when the Highway 10 …

Faulk Property (Capote Marker)

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

This property marks the site of Truman Capote’s childhood home in Monroe County, Ala.  

Haines Island Park

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Birding | Camping | Outdoor Recreation

Haines Island Park is maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineers.  Whether you’re inclined to drive, hike, canoe or kayak, Haines Island offers a fantastic opportunity to observe nature in a natural setting. Birding can be spectacular. Extending thro …

Isaac Creek Park

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation

Isaac Creek Park, managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, offers many outdoor activities. The park offers camping, picnicking, bird watching, bike riding, hiking, fishing, and more. It also features an array of campsites, group picnic shelters, bo …

Katherine Lee Rose Garden & War Memorial Gazebo

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

Little River State Forest

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Camping | Outdoor Recreation

Located just 12 miles north of Interstate 65 at Atmore, this 960-acre park provides fishing and swimming on a 25-acre lake. Campers can wander the trails or enjoy the water from daylight to dark.

Lyle Salter Park

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical | Outdoor Recreation

Lyle Salter Park, located in the downtown fountain area, features a Monroeville historic marker and murals by Semmes artists featuring scenes from “To Kill a Mockingbird.”  

Masonic Hall at Perdue Hill

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

This is the oldest building in Monroe County.  It was built circa 1824 in Claiborne using funds from a public lottery. The upper floor was used exclusively by Mason’s until around 1919.  The lower floor has served a variety of purposes including court …

McDuffie Landing (Permit Required for Entry)

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Birding | Outdoor Recreation

McDuffie Landing is a 116-acre tract of land owned and operated by the US Corps of Engineers. A written permit is required for entry. Permits are free of charge and are issued annually after September 1 by the US Army Corps of Engineers. You can stop b …

Monroe County Lake

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Birding | Camping | Outdoor Recreation

The Monroe County Lake is a 94-acre manmade lake with an unpaved access road on its east and south sides. Upland loblolly pine forest surrounds the lake on three sides. A hardwood swamp extends north from the lake up its main tributary. Drive (walk) no …

Monroe County Public Library

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

At this location prior to the construction of this building, there was the Commercial Hotel which was a wood-frame building.  In 1939, this old building was demolished and replaced with a new brick building.  The hotel was sold in 1952 and new manageme …

Monroe County’s Piney Woods Driving Tour: Tour IV

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Architectural | Historical | Trips

Leave Courthouse Square on Hwy 21 South. Travel 4.1 miles to Hwy. 136 east. Turn left. Continue on 136 east 3.2 miles to Excel, home of Leroy Jordan, football great who played for the University of Alabama under Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant, and later for …

Monroeville Birdhouse Trail

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Birding | Historical

Modeled after Selma’s butterfly trail, the Monroeville Birdhouse Trail celebrates the area’s artists, as well as a homage to Harper Lee, author of the famous novel “To Kill A Mockingbird.”

Monroeville Downtown Historic District

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

Centered on the courthouse square, The Monroeville Downtown Historic District is a 40 acre historic district in downtown Monroeville, Alabama. The district includes examples of the Classical Revival, American Craftsman, Modern, and other residential an …

Monroeville Post Office

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find:

The “Harvesting” mural is located inside the Monroeville, AL Post Office which is at the corner of Alabama Avenue and E. Claiborne Street across the street from the old Monroe County Courthouse

Monroeville/Monroe County Chamber of Commerce

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

New Hope Baptist Church

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

The New Hope Baptist Church and its adjacent cemetery are listed on both the National Register of Historic Places and on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage. Dates on surviving church records indicate that the church congregation was establi …

Old Courthouse Museum

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum | Shopping

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 attr …

Rikard’s Mill Historical Park

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical | Outdoor Recreation

Rikard’s Mill Historical Park is owned and operated by the Monroe County Heritage Museums. The park is located on Flat Creek near Beatrice, Alabama in Monroe County.

Southwest Alabama Regional Arts Museum

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Arts & Culture | Museum

Studio 3:19

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Shopping

A boutique store located in Monroeville and Opelika, Alabama. The store sells men and women’s clothing, shoes, and home items.

Swish Boutique

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Shopping

Swish Boutique is a trendy boutique located in historic downtown Monroeville, Alabama. The boutique sells clothing, accessories, and gifts.

The Art Room Gifts and Framery

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Shopping

The Art Room Gifts and Framery sells a large selection of art, gifts, home decor, skin care items, candles, pottery, seasonal items, and more! The shop also offers bridal and baby registries.  

The Hybart House

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

An old home that has been donated to the Monroe Heritage Museum by the Hybart Family. Charlie Hybart, born in Monroeville, grew up in north Monroe County, attended Marion Institute and the University of Alabama. He graduated from Alabama Law School in …

The Red Hills: Touring Monroe County

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Trips

This north Monroe County tour takes you through several picturesque villages and the Rikard’s Mill History Park. Leave Monroeville on State Highway 21 North. As you leave Courthouse Square on State Highway 21 North, note the turn- of-the-century homes …

Vanity Fair Golf & Tennis Club

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation

The 18-hole “Vanity Fair” course at the Vanity Fair Golf & Tennis Club facility in Monroeville, Alabama features 6,465 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 70.0 and it has a slope rating of 127. Vanity Fair golf …

Veteran’s Memorial Park

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation

The park consists of 4 softball fields, 2 T-ball fields, minor league, major league and Babe Ruth fields, 2 beach volleyball courts, a playground, a pool, two concession stands with restrooms, and soccer fields. The Kids Corner Playground is open from …

VF Outlet

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Shopping

Shop at VF Outlet for a wide selection of designer and brand name fashion for the whole family at every day low prices!

Village of Buena Vista Sportsman’s Lodge

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation

Located in Alabama’s Black Belt, Buena Vista has some of the best hunting, best fishing, and most beautiful scenery anywhere in the State. Come join us in one of the few remaining places in the Southeast where you can truly escape and enjoy some time i …

West Claiborne Marketplace

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Shopping

The West Claiborne Marketplace is a market located in downtown Monroeville. The shop sells unique antiques, art, books, and much more!

Whitey Lee Park

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation

Whitey Lee Park is approximately 20 acres in size. The facility provides outdoor activities such as fishing, a picnic pavilion, a walking trail and the Community House. The park was donated to the City by Vanity Fair Foundation. Feeding the ducks at th …

William Barret Travis House

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical

The William B. Travis House is a two-story historic cottage the town of Claiborne, AL. The house was built around 1820 by William B. Travis, who lived there while studying law under future Alabama congressman James Dellet. While in Claiborne, Travis fo …

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