General, Science, Specialized
The Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant, located near Dothan in southeast Alabama, is owned by Alabama Power and operated by Southern Nuclear. It is one of three nuclear facilities in the Southern Company system.
Botanical Garden, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
Fendall Hall is one of Alabama’s outstanding Italianate houses and contains elaborate and rare interior decorative painting dating from the 1880s.
Completed in 1860 by Edward and Anna Young, it was home to five generations of the Young family. It was purchased by the Alabama Historical Commission (AHC) in 1973 for preservation as a house museum, and it is now open to the public. It is restored and interpreted to the 1880-1916 occupancy of the home.
Dauphin Island, Alabama
History, Military, Park
The mission of Dauphin Island Park and Beach Board is to provide family recreation opportunities to all citizens of Alabama, promote tourism to Dauphin Island, and in harmony with public use and protect the natural enviornment of its properties. The Dauphin Island Park and Beach Board operates Historic Fort Gaines, the Dauphin Island Campground, fishing piers, a public gulf beach, the Audubon Sanctuary and various parks located on this resort island.
Gulf Shores, Alabama
Aquarium, Children's, Church, General, History, Library, Natural History, Park, Planetarium, University, Zoo
Fort Payne, Alabama
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The mission of the Fort Payne Depot Museum is
summarized as: to collect, preserve and, through
exhibits, educate the public about the history of the
DeKalb County area. The museum staff and the Board of Directors understand the mission of the Museum, and
there does not appear to be pressure to expand the scope of the collections to areas outside of the stated mission.
The collections do, for the most part, support the mission.
Anthropology, Arboretum, Archaeology, History, Natural History, Park
Culture, General, History
Fortson Museum & Archives located at 150 Alabama Street in Odenville, St. Clair County, Alabama is housed in the former Bank of Odenville building. The Bank of Odenville opened in 1909 and closed in 1924. The museum is a small hometown museum that has things from days gone by are being preserved to share with the young and old alike.