The United States Air Force's Enlisted Heritage Hall offers visitors a unique glimpse at our country's rich history of military aviation. Located at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Alabama. The Enlisted Heritage Hall hosts thousands of people each year who learn from its educational, enlightening and fascinating story.
The mission of the Enlisted Heritage Hall is to preserve the rich and dramatic heritage and tradition of the enlisted corps of the U.S. Air Force and the U.S.
Culture, History, Military, Specialized
During World War II approximately 425,000 Axis soldiers were interned in 700 POW camps in the U.S. One of the largest camps was at Aliceville with a capacity for 6,000 prisoners. The camp employed more than 1,000 American military and civilian personnel.
Fort Rucker, Alabama
Fort Rucker, Alabama
General, History, Library, Military, Specialized
The U.S. Army Aviation Museum maintains a collection of over 160 military aircraft, including one of the largest collections of military helicopters in the world. Approximately 50 beautifully restored, historic and one-of-a-kind aircraft, are proudly displayed both inside the Museum's 70,000 square feet of exhibit space and outside on the Museum's grounds.
Archaeology, Cemetery, Church, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military
Cemetery, Church, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Military, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
Confederate Memorial Park is the site of Alabama's only Old Soldiers Home for Confederate Veterans. In operation from 1902 to 1939, the home cared for elderly veterans, and wives and widows of veterans. The site included 22 buildings consisting of cottages, a hospital, dairy barn, mess hall, an elaborate water and sewage system, and Memorial Hall, an administration building which held offices, a library, and a large auditorium. The home served between 650 and 800 residents.
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.
Anthropology, Aquarium, Arboretum, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Cemetery, Children's, Church, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Planetarium, Science, Specialized, University, Zoo
InfoCenter Alabama, Inc. was founded in 1995 to serve the tourism, travel and hospitality Industries of Alabama. Our system of statewide touchscreen kiosks and our web site provide dynamic multimedia advertising-based listings about communities, attractions, hotels, restaurants, shopping and much more.
History, Military, Science, Specialized