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The Confederate Cemetery at Gainesville, AL

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

This cemetery has the graves of Gainesville’s earliest settlers, including founder Moses Lewis.  There are also graves of over 200 unknown Confederate and Union soldiers who were brought to Gainesville from battlefields to be nursed in hospitals housed …

The Green Street District

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

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 J …

The Historic Evergreen Train Depot

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

The historic Evergreen Depot located on the old L & N Railroad line in downtown Evergreen was constructed in 1907 and ready for occupancy by March of 1908. The depot was described as an ornament to the town, and pride for everyone, the best and mos …

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 Jackson Foundation and Museum

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

The Jackson Foundation and Museum, Inc. celebrates the lifelong achievements of Dr. Sullivan and Richie Jean Sherrod Jackson, and the strong social principles they individually and collectively stood for. Together, they served the Selma community and h …

The Jordan House

Located in Washington County | What you’ll find: Dining | Historical | Trips

The Jordan House is a historic farmhouse that serves as a bed and breakfast and is located in the heart of Chatom, Alabama.

The Naheola Bridge

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

The Naheola Bridge was, until 2000, one of only two bridges in the world where automobile traffic and railroad traffic shared the same running surface. In 2001 a new bridge was constructed for automobile traffic, as the old bridge was one narrow lane i …

The Old Claiborne Cemetery

Located in County | What you’ll find: Historical

Tears fell like a soft rain on my face as I touched cool marble stones recently in a long-ago, seemingly forgotten cemetery. It’s said that ‘eyes are the windows to the soul’ and surely, my soul did ache for the souls interred in the Old Claiborne Ceme …

The Old Grant Country Store

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

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 …

The Old Paul, Alabama Post Office

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

  The community of Paul, AL in southeast Conecuh County was settled in the 1870’s by immigrants from South Carolina. The U.S. Paul Post Office was founded in 1907 and opened in 1908. A petition was submitted to the U.S. Postal Service requesting a …

The Poarch Creek Indians Museum

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

The Poarch Creek Indians are descendants of a segment of the original Creek Nation, which once covered almost all of Alabama and Georgia. Unlike many eastern Indian tribes, the Poarch Creeks were not removed from their tribal lands and have lived toget …

The White House Hotel

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

This hotel was constructed between 1903 & 1910. It marked the era of the beginning of automobile travel in Conecuh County and the period when tourism was significant in Evergreen.  This is the only original hotel building that remains in the downto …

Thomas E. McMillan Museum & Alabama Room

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

The Thomas E. McMillan Museum was founded in 1979 to chronicle life in Escambia County, Alabama. From 10,000-year-old fossils to a fireside popcorn popper, a doctor’s bag and a display of cameras, the museum has something to interest most anyone! The m …

Trinity Episcopal Church

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

Trinity Episcopal Church was founded in 1834 and is the third oldest church in the Diocese of Alabama. The congregation met in homes and a small log building until 1850 when a frame building was constructed on this lot given by the Lyon family. Federal …

University of West Alabama Nature Trail and Covered Bridge

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

The Alamuchee-Bellamy Covered Bridge is a county owned wooden covered bridge that spans the northeast corner of Duck Pond in Sumter County located on the campus of the University of West Alabama behind Reed Hall, off Student Union Drive in Livingston. …

Vaughan-Smitherman Museum

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

Built in 1847, the building has served as a hospital, courthouse, military school, and now as a museum. The museum features an extensive collection of Civil War memorabilia, exhibits of medical and political artifacts, Victorian antiques, nationally ac …

Viola Liuzzo Memorial

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

This is the site of the murder of Mrs. Viola Liuzzo, a Detroit native and housewife, who aided with the march by transporting people who marched to Montgomery back to Selma. This memorial is located in Lowndesboro, off of US Highway 80, East next to th …

Visitation Catholic Church

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

  The Visitation Catholic Church is a Mission style building with stucco wall treatment. It was built around 1940. This church is a contributing property to the Jackson Historic District that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. …

Voting Rights Museum

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

The Museum and Institute chronicles the historical journey for the right to vote that began when the seeds of democracy were first planted by the “founding fathers” in 1776. The founders of the National Voting Rights Museum and Institute envisioned a space that captured the essence of struggles to empower America’s people.

Walton Theater

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

  The Walton Theater opened for operation in 1914.  During the late 1940’s, in addition to running feature films and hosting vaudeville shows, the Walton staged local “Amateur Nights.”   A typical weekend night at the Walton would include a featur …

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