Downtown Courtland Alabama plays host to an often overlooked and almost forgotten historical marker. This marker is dedicated to a group of soldiers who are slowly fading from the history books. They are known as the Red Rovers, and I am astounded by the amount of people who have never heard of them Everyone has […]
I absolutely LOVE history, and this is the section where that shines through.
No town in Alabama exudes as much mystery as Old Cahawba. Known as “Alabama’s most famous ghost town,” the site illustrates the mystery of how a growing city, especially one that was the state’s capital, could vanish from existence. It’s a question people have studied for more than a century. The myriad ghost stories, historical […]
Covered bridges: They are picturesque, they harken to a long-ago, simpler time, and they are great places to visit. Alabama has 11 historic covered bridges remaining in the state, along with a few newer, decorative bridges. Only three of the oldest bridges allow cars to cross. Fortunately, all of those are short drives from Huntsville. […]