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Agudath Israel Etz Ahayem Synagogue

Agudath Israel Etz Ahayem Synagogue
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, 36111
Agudath Israel Etz Ahayem Synagogue is a conservative synagogue serving mostly Ashkenazic and Sephardic Jews. The Synagogue was built in 1957.

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dothan, Houston County, Alabama, 36303
The Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM) is a private, non-profit medical school for osteopathic medicine located in the city of Dothan in the U.S. state of Alabama.

Alabama Museum of Natural History

Alabama Museum of Natural History
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35487
The Alabama Museum of Natural History is the state's natural history museum, located in Smith Hall at the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa.

Alabama Music Hall of Fame

Alabama Music Hall of Fame
Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama, 35674
The Alabama Music Hall of Fame, first conceived by the Muscle Shoals Music Association in the early 1980s, was created by the Alabama Music Hall of Fame Board.

Alabama Sports Hall of Fame

Alabama Sports Hall of Fame
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35203
The Alabama Sports Hall of Fame is a state-run monument and museum dedicated to preserving and honoring the accomplishments of Alabamians in sports. It was founded in 1967. It is part of the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex.

Alabama State Capitol

Alabama State Capitol
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, 36130
Completed in 1851, the building was called the Capitol of the Confederacy and it was the site where Jefferson Davis was sworn in as the President of the Confederacy on February 18, 1861.

Ashe Cottage

Ashe Cottage
Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama, 36732
Ashe Cottage, also known as the Ely House, is a historic Carpenter Gothic house in Demopolis, Alabama.

Auburn University

Auburn University
Auburn, Lee County, Alabama, 36849
Auburn University (AU) is a public land-grant research university in Auburn, Alabama. With more than 24,600 undergraduate students and a total enrollment of more than 30,000 with 1,330 faculty members, Auburn is the second largest university in Alabama.

Auburn University Regional Airport

Auburn University Regional Airport
Auburn, Lee County, Alabama, 36830
Auburn University Regional Airport with the Robert G. Pitts Field is a public use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) east of the central business district of Auburn, a city in Lee County, Alabama.

Bama Theatre

Bama Theatre
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35401
The Bama Theatre is a historic theatre in Tuscaloosa, Alabama that currently serves as the city's performing arts center.

Bankhead Tunnel

Bankhead Tunnel
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama
Named for John Hollis Bankhead, an Alabama politician and U.S. Senator, the tunnel was built in sections and floated to the proper positions, then sunk. It opened to the public on February 20, 1941.

Barton Academy

Barton Academy
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, 36602
Barton Academy was the first public school in the state of Alabama. The building was named for Willoughby Barton, an Alabama state legislator from Mobile who introduced an act that created the Board of School Commissioners of Mobile County

Barton Hall (Cunningham Plantation)

Barton Hall (Cunningham Plantation)
Colbert County, Alabama
Built for Armstead Barton in the 1840s, this antebellum, privately-owned home is an unusually sophisticated Greek Revival style plantation house with a small Doric entrance and limestone-paved rear courtyard.

Battle-Friedman House & Gardens

Battle-Friedman House & Gardens
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35401
The Battle–Friedman House is an antebellum town home located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Bethel Baptist Church, Parsonage, and Guardhouse

Bethel Baptist Church, Parsonage, and Guardhouse
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35207
The Bethel Baptist Church, Parsonage, and Guardhouse are associated with the first organized movement of the modern civil rights movement. The Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights was headquartered here from 1956-1961.

Big Spring International Park

Big Spring International Park
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, 35801
Big Spring International Park is located in downtown Huntsville, Alabama. The park is built around its namesake "Big Spring", the original water source that the city of Huntsville was built around.

Birmingham City Hall

Birmingham City Hall
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35203
The Birmingham City Hall is the primary governmental office building for the city of Birmingham. The building was constructed in 1950 for $3,850,000, which was paid for before the building opened without a bond issue or raising new taxes.

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35203
Opened in November of 1992, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is a large interpretive museum and research center that depicts the struggles of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s.

Birmingham Zoo

Birmingham Zoo
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama
Founded in 1950, the 122 acre (49 hectare) Birmingham Zoo started with a small menagerie of exotic animals kept in a Southside firehouse. Today, it is home to approximately 750 animals of 250 species. It draws more than 450,000 visitors annually.

Bluff Hall

Bluff Hall
Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama, 36732
Bluff Hall is a historic residence in Demopolis, Alabama. The original portion of the house is in the Federal style with later additions that altered it to the Greek Revival style.

Boll Weevil Monument

Boll Weevil Monument
Enterprise, Coffee County, Alabama, 36330
The Boll Weevil Monument in downtown Enterprise, Alabama is a prominent landmark and tribute erected by the citizens of Enterprise in 1919 to show their appreciation to an insect, the boll weevil.

Bottle Creek Indian Mounds

Bottle Creek Indian Mounds
Baldwin County, Alabama
This is an archaeological site once occupied by a Mississippian culture between AD 1250 and 1550. It includes 18 earthen mounds, the tallest being roughly 45 feet high.

Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church

Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, 36703
This church was a starting point for the Selma to Montgomery marches in 1965 and played a major role in the events that led to the adoption of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Bryant–Denny Stadium

Bryant–Denny Stadium
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35401
Bryant–Denny Stadium is an outdoor stadium in the southeastern United States, on the campus of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

Captain William J. Hudson and Steamboat Bill Memorial Bridges

Captain William J. Hudson and Steamboat Bill Memorial Bridges
Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama
The "Steamboat Bill" Memorial Bridges are two bridges that span one of the widest points along the Tennessee River within the City of Decatur, Alabama, between Morgan County, and Limestone County.

Cheaha Mountain (Mount Cheaha)

Cheaha Mountain (Mount Cheaha)
Alabama
At 2,407 feet (734 m) above sea level, Cheaha Mountain is the highest point in the state of Alabama. The mountain was opened to the public as a state park on June 7, 1939.

Chewacla State Park

Chewacla State Park
Auburn, Lee County, Alabama, 36830
Chewacla State Park is a publicly owned recreation area in Auburn, Lee County, Alabama, occupying 696 acres (282 ha) to the south of Interstate 85.

Church of the Nativity Episcopal

Church of the Nativity Episcopal
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, 35801
Episcopal Church of the Nativity is a church in Huntsville, Alabama. It was built in the Gothic Revival style in 1859.

Cochrane Africatown Bridge

Cochrane Africatown Bridge
Mobile, Alabama
The Cochrane Africatown USA Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge carrying mainline US 90 and Truck Route US 98 across the Mobile River in Mobile, Alabama. It is the only cable-stayed bridge in the state of Alabama.

Coleman Coliseum

Coleman Coliseum
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35487
Coleman Coliseum is a 15,383-seat multi-purpose arena in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on the campus of the University of Alabama.

Curtis House

Curtis House
Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama, 36732
The Curtis House, also known as the Howze-Culpepper House, is a historic house in Demopolis, Alabama.

Dancy-Polk House

Dancy-Polk House
Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama, 35601
The Dancy–Polk House (also known as the Col. Francis Dancy House) is a historic residence in Decatur, Alabama.

Delano Park

Delano Park
Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama, 35601
Delano Park, operated by the Decatur Parks and Recreation Board, is the oldest park in the city of Decatur, Alabama.

Demopolis Municipal Airport

Demopolis Municipal Airport
Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama, 36732
Demopolis Regional Airport is a city-owned, public-use airport located 7 miles (11 km) southwest of the central business district of Demopolis, a city in Marengo County, Alabama.

Demopolis Public Square

Demopolis Public Square
Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama, 36732
Demopolis Town Square, currently officially known as Confederate Park, is a historic park in the city of Demopolis, Alabama.

Denny Chimes

Denny Chimes
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35401
Denny Chimes is a 115-foot (35 m) tall campanile tower on the south side of The Quad at the University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Dexter Avenue Baptist Church

Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, 36104
This church is where Dr. Martin Luther King organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.

Dothan Opera House

Dothan Opera House
Dothan, Houston County, Alabama, 36303
The Dothan Opera House is a historic performing arts venue in Dothan, Alabama. It was built in 1914–15 as a municipal auditorium by the growing town.

Edmund Pettus Bridge

Edmund Pettus Bridge
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, 36703
The Edmund Pettus Bridge carries U.S. Route 80 Business across the Alabama River in Selma, Alabama.

Episcopal Church of the Nativity

Episcopal Church of the Nativity
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, 35801
This church was built in the Gothic Revival style in 1859. It is noted as one of the most pristine examples of Ecclesiological Gothic architecture in the South. It is also one of the least-altered structures by architect Frank Wills.

First National Bank

First National Bank
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama
The First National Bank is a historic bank building in Huntsville, Alabama. The temple-form Greek Revival structure was built in 1835–1836.

First White House of the Confederacy

First White House of the Confederacy
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama
The White House of the Confederacy was the executive residence of President Jefferson Davis and family while the capital of the Confederate States of America was in Montgomery, Alabama.

Fort Charlotte (Conde)

Fort Charlotte (Conde)
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, 36602
Fort Charlotte, Mobile is a partially-reconstructed 18th-century fort in Mobile, Alabama.

Fort Mitchell Site

Fort Mitchell Site
Fort Mitchell, Russell County, Alabama
Fort Mitchell Site is an archaeological site that was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1990.

Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan
Gasque, Baldwin County, Alabama
The post was named in honor of Revolutionary War hero Daniel Morgan. Construction was completed in 1834 and it was first garrisoned in March of that year. In 2007, it was listed as "one of the nation's 10 most endangered battle sites."

Fort Toulouse Fort Jackson

Fort Toulouse Fort Jackson
Elmore County, Alabama
The fort was first established in 1717 by the French to counter the growing influence of the British colonies of Georgia and Carolina. It was named for Louis-Alexandre de Bourbon, comte de Toulouse. Fort Jackson was later built on the site.

Foster Auditorium

Foster Auditorium
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35487
This multi-purpose facility was built in 1939 and is most famous as the site of of the "stand in the schoolhouse door" incident. On June 11, 1963, Governor George C. Wallace blocked the entrance to prevent registration of African Americans.

Frank M. Johnson Jr. Federal Building and United States Courthouse

Frank M. Johnson Jr. Federal Building and United States Courthouse
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama
The Frank M. Johnson Jr. Federal Building and United States Courthouse is a United States federal building in Montgomery, Alabama, completed in 1933 and primarily used as a courthouse of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.

Gaineswood

Gaineswood
Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama, 36732
Gaineswood is one of the most significant remaining examples of Greek Revival architecture in Alabama. The house and grounds are currently operated by the Alabama Historical Commission as a historic house museum.

Glover Mausoleum

Glover Mausoleum
Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama, 36732
The Glover Mausoleum, also known as the Glover Vault, is a Greek Revival mausoleum located within the Riverside Cemetery in Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama.

Government Street Presbyterian Church

Government Street Presbyterian Church
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, 36602
Government Street Presbyterian Church is one of the oldest Greek Revival church buildings in the United States. The interior is notable because the original Greek Revival design is fully intact with very little alteration.

GulfQuest Maritime Museum

GulfQuest Maritime Museum
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, 36602
GulfQuest/National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico opened on September 26, 2015, is a non-profit interactive maritime museum dedicated to the maritime heritage and culture of the Gulf of Mexico.

Henry D. Clayton House

Henry D. Clayton House
Barbour County, Alabama, 36016
This was the birthplace and home of Henry De Lamar Clayton, Jr., a legislator and judge. While serving in the U.S. Congress, he sponsored the Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914. The plantation house was built by his father Henry DeLamar Clayton, a Confederat

Holt Lock and Dam

Holt Lock and Dam
Tuscaloosa County, Alabama
The Holt Lock and Dam is a lock built on the Black Warrior River near Holt, Alabama in Tuscaloosa County.

Houston Academy

Houston Academy
Dothan, Houston County, Alabama, 36303
Houston Academy is a non-profit independent college preparatory school in Dothan, Alabama. It offers day schooling for grades 3P to twelve, and numerous after-school arts and sports programs.

Huntsville Botanical Garden

Huntsville Botanical Garden
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, 35805
The Huntsville Botanical Garden is a 112 acres (453,000 m²) botanical garden located at Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville Depot Museum

Huntsville Depot Museum
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, 35801
The Huntsville Depot located on the Norfolk Southern Railway line in downtown Huntsville is the oldest surviving railroad depot in Alabama and one of the oldest in the United States.

Huntsville Museum of Art

Huntsville Museum of Art
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, 35801
Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) is a museum located in Huntsville, Alabama. HMA sits in Big Spring Park within Downtown Huntsville and serves as a magnet for cultural activities.

Ivy Green

Ivy Green
Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama, 35674
Ivy Green is the name for the childhood home of Helen Keller. The house was built in 1820 and is a simple white clapboard house. The actual well pump where Helen Keller first communicated with Anne Sullivan is located at Ivy Green.

Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry Home

Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry Home
Talladega County, Alabama
Curry was a lawyer, politician, and educator who encouraged the expansion and improvement of the public school system and the establishment of training schools for teachers throughout the south.

Jefferson Davis Hotel

Jefferson Davis Hotel
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, 36104
The Jefferson Davis Hotel is a former hotel. It was named for Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederate States of America. Built in 1927, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 13, 1979.

Jemison-Van De Graaff Mansion

Jemison-Van De Graaff Mansion
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35401
The Jemison–Van de Graaff Mansion is a historic house in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Joseph T. Smitherman Historic Building

Joseph T. Smitherman Historic Building
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, 36701
The Joseph T. Smitherman Historic Building is a historic Greek Revival building in Selma, Alabama. Completed in 1847, it has served many functions in the more than 160 years of its existence.

Kenworthy Hall a.k.a. Carlisle-Martin House

Kenworthy Hall a.k.a. Carlisle-Martin House
Perry County, Alabama
It is the only surviving residential example of Richard Upjohn's Italian villa style that was especially designed to suit the Southern climate and the plantation lifestyle. The building was designed and constructed for Edward Kenworthy Carlisle.

Live Oak Cemetery

Live Oak Cemetery
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, 36701
Old Live Oak Cemetery is an historic cemetery in Selma, Alabama that was founded in 1829 and expanded in 1877.

Lyon Hall

Lyon Hall
Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama, 36732
Lyon Hall, also known as the Lyon-Lamar House, is a historic Greek Revival mansion in Demopolis, Alabama.

Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, 35801
The original home of NASA, it was here that President Dwight D. Eisenhower announced the formation of the organization on July 1, 1960. The Space Flight Center is named in honor of General George C. Marshall.

Mobile Carnival Museum

Mobile Carnival Museum
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, 36602
The Mobile Carnival Museum is a history museum that chronicles over 300 years of Carnival and Mardi Gras in Mobile, Alabama. The museum is housed in the historic Bernstein-Bush mansion.

Mobile Museum of Art

Mobile Museum of Art
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, 36608
The Mobile Museum of Art is an art museum located in Mobile, Alabama. It features extensive art collections from the Southern United States, the Americas, Europe, and non-western art.

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, 36117
The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts is a museum featuring several art collections. The permanent collection includes examples of 19th- and 20th-century American paintings and sculpture, Southern regional art, Old Master prints and decorative arts.

Montgomery Zoo

Montgomery Zoo
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, 36110
The Montgomery Zoo features over 700 animals spanning over 150 species from 5 different continents, all housed in natural, "barrier free" habitats. The zoo features an entry plaza that is always decorated with floral arrangements.

Morgan County Courthouse

Morgan County Courthouse
Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama, 35601
Morgan County Courthouse is a Building in Morgan County, Alabama. It has an elevation of 177 meters, or 581 feet.

Moundville Archaeological Site

Moundville Archaeological Site
Moundville, Hale County, Alabama, 35474
Extensive archaeological investigation has shown that this site was the political and ceremonial center of a regionally organized Mississippian culture between the 11th and 14th centuries.

National Voting Rights Museum and Institute

National Voting Rights Museum and Institute
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, 36701
The National Voting Rights Museum and Institute, established in 1991 and opened in 1993, is an American museum in Selma, Alabama.

Norfolk Southern Tennessee River Bridge

Norfolk Southern Tennessee River Bridge
Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama, 35601
The Norfolk Southern Tennessee River Bridge is a lift bridge operated by the Norfolk Southern Railway over the Tennessee River at Decatur in the north central part of Alabama.

Old City Hall Southern Market (Museum of Mobile)

Old City Hall Southern Market (Museum of Mobile)
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, 36602
This is a historic complex of adjoining buildings that currently houses the Museum of Mobile. The complex was built from 1855 to 1857 to serve as a city hall and as a marketplace.

Old State Bank

Old State Bank
Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama, 35601
The State Bank Building, Decatur Branch, commonly known as the Old State Bank, is a historic Jeffersonian-style bank building in Decatur, Alabama.

Paul W. Bryant Museum

Paul W. Bryant Museum
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35401
The Paul W. Bryant Museum is located on the campus of the University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Founded in 1985, the museum was opened in 1988 to "house the history of Alabama football.

Pickens County Courthouse

Pickens County Courthouse
Carrollton, Pickens County, Alabama, 35447
This courthouse is famous for a ghostly image that can be seen in one of its windows. The image is said to be the face of Henry Wells, who was falsely accused of burning down the town's previous courthouse, and lynched on a stormy night in 1878.

Point Mallard Park

Point Mallard Park
Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama, 35601
Point Mallard Park is a park located in Decatur, Alabama that sits on 500 acres (2.0 km2) of the Flint Creek shoreline. Flint Creek is a tributary of the nearby Tennessee River.

Port of Decatur

Port of Decatur
Decatur, Limestone County, Alabama, 35601
The port of Decatur is the largest and busiest port along the Tennessee River.

Princess Theatre

Princess Theatre
Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama
The Princess Theatre is a 677-seat performing arts venue in Decatur, Alabama. The art deco-style building was originally built in 1887 as a livery stable.

Regions Field

Regions Field
Birmingham, Alabama
Regions Field is the name of a minor league baseball park in Birmingham, Alabama. It is the home field for the Birmingham Barons of the Double-A South.

Riverwalk Stadium

Riverwalk Stadium
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, 36104
Riverwalk Stadium is the home of the Montgomery Biscuits of the Double-A South. The minor league baseball ballpark opened in Montgomery, Alabama in 2004. Located in downtown Montgomery, the stadium can host up to 7,000 people.

Selma Times-Journal

Selma Times-Journal
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, 36702
The Selma Times-Journal is a five-day-a-week newspaper located in Selma, Alabama. It publishes every day of the week except Sunday and Monday. It is owned by Tuscaloosa, Alabama-based Boone Newspapers Inc.

Selma University

Selma University
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, 36701
The institution was founded in 1878 as the Alabama Baptist Normal and Theological School to train African Americans as ministers and teachers.

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35203
Called the First Colored Baptist Church of Birmingham when it was founded in 1873, this was the first black church to organize in Birmingham. In September 1963, the church was the target of a racially-motivated bombing that killed four girls.

Sloss Furnaces

Sloss Furnaces
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35222
Sloss Furnaces was operated as a pig iron-producing blast furnace from 1882 to 1971. After closing it became one of the first industrial sites in the U.S. to be preserved for public use. The site currently serves as an interpretive museum of industry.

St. James Hotel

St. James Hotel
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, 36703
The St. James Hotel, the only surviving hotel in the downtown historic district, Selma, Alabama.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, 36701
St. Paul's Episcopal Church is an historic red brick Gothic Revival church in Selma, Dallas County, Alabama.

Sturdivant Hall Museum

Sturdivant Hall Museum
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, 36701
Sturdivant Hall, also known as the Watts-Parkman-Gillman Home, is a historic Greek Revival mansion and house museum in Selma, Alabama.

The Decatur Daily

The Decatur Daily
Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama, 35609
The Decatur Daily is a daily (five days a week) newspaper serving Decatur, Alabama and the Tennessee Valley in the North Alabama area of the United States.

Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35401
The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater is an outdoor amphitheater in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA that is used primarily for music performances. It has a seating capacity of 7,470.

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Tuscaloosa Public Library
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35401
Located on Jack Warner Parkway (then River Road), the Tuscaloosa Public Library was realized in 1979 after lengthy construction problems and delays.

U.S. Snagboat Montgomery

U.S. Snagboat Montgomery
Carrollton, Pickens County, Alabama, 35447
Montgomery is one of the few surviving steam-powered sternwheelers in the United States and is one of only two surviving United States Army Corps of Engineers snagboats. It was built in 1925.

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, 35805
The U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama is a museum operated by the government of Alabama, showcasing rockets, achievements, and artifacts of the U.S. space program.

U.S.S. Alabama (BB-60)

U.S.S. Alabama (BB-60)
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama
A South Dakota-class battleship, the U.S.S. Alabama served in World War II. The vessel is currently a museum and memorial docked in Mobile Bay.

Union Station and Trainshed

Union Station and Trainshed
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, 36104
Montgomery Union Station and its trainshed were built by the Louisville and Nashville Railroad and opened in 1898. In 1979, Union Station was closed, and after a period of disuse, Union Station was renovated for commercial tenants.

University of Alabama

University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35487
Founded in 1831, UA is the flagship school of the University of Alabama System. Its athletic teams are nicknamed the "Crimson Tide" because crimson is one of the school colors. UA is composed of a campus of approximately 1,000 acres (4 km²).

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35294
UAB began in 1936 as the Birmingham Extension Center of the University of Alabama. Highly renowned for its medical research and natural sciences programs, it is one of the larger research institutions in the Southeast.

University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH)

University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH)
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, 35899
UAH is renowned for its engineering and science programs, such as astrophysics and atmospheric science. Scientists at UAH managed the first "commercial," non-government rocket programs in the U.S.

USS Drum (SS-228)

USS Drum (SS-228)
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama
The U.S.S. Drum is a Gato class submarine that served in World War II. It sank several Japanese ships, carried out photo reconnaissance, and provided pilot rescue and reconnaissance for the invasions of Iwo Jima and Okinawa.

Vulcan Statue

Vulcan Statue
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35209
At 56 foot (17 m) tall, the Vulcan statue is the largest cast iron statue in the world. It is the largest statue ever constructed in the United States. It is the second-largest statue standing in the United States behind the Statue of Liberty.

White Bluff

White Bluff
Demopolis, Marengo County, Alabama, 36732
White Bluff, also known as Ecor Blanc, is a historic site located along the Tombigbee River in Demopolis, Alabama.

Wiregrass Museum of Art

Wiregrass Museum of Art
Dothan, Houston County, Alabama, 36303
The Wiregrass Museum of Art is an art museum in Dothan, Alabama.

Alabama

Alabama State Flag
Postal Code: AL
Capital City: Montgomery
Became a State: December 14, 1819
Population: 4,858,979*
Area: 52,420.07 miles2 (135,768.12 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
Alabama State Symbols

Top 10 Most Popular Alabama Landmarks

  1. Vulcan Statue
  2. U.S.S. Alabama (BB-60)
  3. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
  4. Barton Hall (Cunningham Plantation)
  5. Alabama State Capitol
  6. USS Drum (SS-228)
  7. Foster Auditorium
  8. Old City Hall Southern Market (Museum of Mobile)
  9. Bankhead Tunnel
  10. Bethel Baptist Church, Parsonage, and Guardhouse

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