Spanish Fort, Alabama
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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.
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
Anthropology, Arboretum, Archaeology, History, Natural History, Park
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.
Culture, History, Park, Specialized
In the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, a single man captured the attention of the world, winning 4 gold medals, an Olympic first. Sixty years later, thousands gathered to honor this man with the dedication of a park named in his honor, the Jesse Owens Memorial Park. Dedicated on June 29, 1996 with the arrival of the Olympic torch on its journey to the Atlanta games, the Jesse Owens Memorial Park is a tribute to the Olympic track and field superstar.
Children's, Culture, History, Library, Park
The museum has the first and only local education Space Center with a sit-in space capsule in Selma, Alabama. The museum displays all history from civil rights to civil war to Native Americans to British to Motherland to historic toy collection to Novelty to Space and beyond. Tourist will visit the slave house and history library that house American wars paintings, and history painting of all nations origins.