Tag Archives: History

Native American Trail

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Baldwin One of the most brutal massacres in American history took place at Fort Mims during the Creek Indian War. The Creeks, led by Red Eagle, took the fort killing all but about 36 of some 550 in the fort. The Creeks had been armed by the British at …

The Wilcox Bicentennial Society Initial Meeting

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The Wilcox Bicentennial Society will be hosting its first meeting. This meeting will be to gather ideas from the community, raise awareness, and appoint an executive committee. The entire community is encouraged to attend!

“Gees Bend” Play

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The play “Gees Bend” was written by Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder, and debuted to sold-out audiences at the Alabama Shakespeare Theatre several years ago. It has been performed by various theatre groups throughout the US. The play is based on the life of Ge …

Furman, Pine Apple, and Oak Hill Spring Pilgrimage

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As part of Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration Year of Honoring Our People, come learn about the residents of east Wilcox County by touring their homes, churches, schools and other historic sites in the towns of Furman, Snow Hill, Pine Apple and Oak Hil …

Bird Walk for Beginners (and History Buffs)

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Bird Walk for Beginners (& History Buffs) Saturday, May 5, 2018 8:00 am – 10:00 am Learn the basics of bird identification from an experienced birder on this easy two-hour walk through historic Old Cahawba Archaeological Park. Meet at the visitor’s …

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

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B.Y.O (Bring Your Own) Bike Tour of Old Cahawba Saturday, June 2, 2018 10:00 am – 11:00 am Come explore on two wheels Alabama’s most famous ghost town!  On this one-hour tour your guide will lead you over four miles of mostly unpaved roads, exploring a …

True Crime Walking Tour of Old Cahawba

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True Crime Walking Tour of Old Cahawba Saturday, August 4, 2018 10:00 am – 11:00 am History tells us that Cahawba grew from of a frontier capital into a prosperous center of wealth and culture, home to some of the most affluent families in the state. D …

Canines, Camels, Cats, & Critters Wagon Tour of Old Cahawba

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Canines, Camels, Cats, & Critters Wagon Tour of Old Cahawba Saturday, September 1, 2018 10:00 am – 11:00 am This dog-friendly wagon tour will include some short walks and will transport you and your pooch to places throughout the park associated wi …

Hear the Dead Speak at Old Cahawba

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Hear the Dead Speak at Old Cahawba Saturday, October 6, 2018 10:00 am – 11:00 am 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 landscap …

Haunted History Tours of Old Cahawba

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Haunted History Tours of Old Cahawba Saturday, October 20 & 27, 2018 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm Alabama’s most famous ghost town is rarely open to nighttime visitors, but on Saturday Oct, 21st and 28th, a few lucky people will experience Old Cahawba after …

Tombigbee Haints & Haunts

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True stories from Marengo County’s historic past come to life in this unique hayride tour! Haunted? Maybe. We’ll let you find out for yourself. Each year experience a new tour!

Going Gothic: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at Old Cahawba

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Going Gothic: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at Old Cahawba Saturday, November 3, 2018 10:00 am – 11:00 am Experience glorious Gothic Revival architecture from the inside out during this program designed to inspire. Visit Old Cahawba for an event to help …

Happy Birthday Alabama Presentation at Old Cahawba

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Happy Birthday Alabama Presentation at Old Cahawba Saturday, December 1, 2018 10:00 am – 11:00 am Join us to celebrate Alabama’s birthday at the site of its first permanent state capital. Gain new insight into Capital era Cahawba and early statehood wh …

Historic Home Tour

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Historic  homes, churches, and other outstanding buildings are specially opened for you during this annual event.  Our tour  is always held on the first SUNDAY of December.  Each year a different set of buildings are opened for you to see—many of the …

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