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Old Cahawba

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9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
(334) 872-8058

March 2016

Road to Freedom Wagon Tour

March 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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$10

Lest we forget: one hundred years BEFORE the 1965 Voting Rights March focused on the Dallas county courthouse in nearby Selma, a brave community of recently emancipated African-Americans gathered around an older courthouse in Cahawba. These 19th century "foot soldiers" exercised their right to vote and - for a brief time - gained great political power. This wagon tour tells the story of Cahawba's African American majority and traces their path from slavery to freedom with a special emphasis on…

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B.Y.O (Bring Your Own) Bike Tour

March 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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April 2016

Civil War Walking Tour

April 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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$8

This tour will visit the grounds 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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June 2016

Cemetery Walking Tour

June 6, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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For more information contact Jonathan Matthews at 334-872-8058.

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August 2016

True Crime Walking Tour of Old Cawhaba

August 6, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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For more information contact Jonathan Matthews at 334-872-8058.

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September 2016

First Capital Rediscovery Wagon Tour

September 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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For more information contact Jonathan Matthews at334-872-8058

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October 2016

B.Y.O (Bring Your Own) Bike Tour

October 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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For more information call Jonathan Matthews at 334-872-8058.

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Haunted History Tours

October 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - October 22, 2016 @ 10:30 pm
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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October 7 and 22, 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For more information contact Jonathan Matthews at 334-872-8058.

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Haunted History Tours

October 22, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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For more information contact Jonathan Matthews at 334-872-8058.

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November 2016

Cahawba Classic River Race

November 6, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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Canoe, kayak, and S.U.P. (Stand Up Paddleboard) paddlers are invited to race over either a nine mile course or a three mile “Fun Race” on the Cahaba River. For more information call 334-872-8058.

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December 2016

Happy Birthday Alabama Tour

December 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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Celebrate Alabama's birthday at the site of its first permanent state capital. Gain new insight into Capital era Cahawba and early statehood on this wagon tour of the old ghost town. After the tour we will enjoy birthday cake in honor of our state!

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March 2017

Road to Freedom Wagon Tour

March 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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$8 – $10

Lest we forget: one hundred years BEFORE the 1965 Voting Rights March focused on the Dallas county courthouse in nearby Selma, a brave community of recently emancipated African-Americans gathered around an older courthouse in Cahawba. These 19th century "foot soldiers" exercised their right to vote and - for a brief time - gained great political power. This wagon tour tells the story of Cahawba's African American majority and traces their path from slavery to freedom with a special emphasis on…

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April 2017

Civil War Walking Tour of Old Cahawba

April 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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$8

This guided tour will visit 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 2017

Bird Walk for Beginners (& History Buffs)

May 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 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. Meet at the visitor’s center, rain or shine, and bring your binoculars and bird guide if you’ve got them. All skill levels are welcome to attend this bird-walk. 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)…

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June 2017

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

June 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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$8

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 landscape of relics, ruins, and graveyards. Bring your bike, water, and snacks.

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August 2017

True Crime Walking Tour of Old Cahawba

August 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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$8

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. Despite its short-lived grasp on prosperity, civilization, and refinement, Cahawba was a frontier town that had never lost its frontier mentality. From feuding families delivering street justice to colorful characters threatening to assassinate the President, Cahawba's corruption will be revealed on this one hour guided walking tour.

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September 2017

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

September 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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$8 – $10

This dog-friendly wagon tour will include some short walks and will transport you and your pooch to places throughout the park associated with Cahawba’s most notable animal ancestors. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to join their humans on this one-hour guided tour of Old Cahawba. People without dogs are welcome to attend also.

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October 2017

Hear the Dead Speak at Old Cahawba

October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 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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Haunted History Tours of Old Cahawba

October 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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$20

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 dark. Reserve one of a limited number of tickets, and you will be transported to Cahawba’s most haunted locations where authentic historical accounts of ghosts attached to each place will be shared. Then the Alabama Paranormal Research group will step in with their ghost hunting equipment so you can participate in a mini…

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December 2017

Happy Birthday Alabama Presentation at Old Cahawba

December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Cahawba, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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$8

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 while we sort bicentennial facts from fiction. After the presentation, you are invited to enjoy birthday cake in honor of our state, and then explore the ghost town of Old Cahawba!

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