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Explore Alabama during the bicentennial and beyond! Visit all 67 counties.

As part of Alabama's commemoration of its 200th anniversary of statehood, PastPort is an excellent resource for exploring historic destinations in every corner of the state. From the Shoals to the 'Shores, there are exciting and educational sites to visit near your home and across the state.

To get you started on your Alabama adventures, here are links to a few EOA articles, arranged by county, on places to visit.

This list is a companion to the Alabama PastPort booklet and free, interactive PastPort mobile app. For information about obtaining those two items, visit the PastPort website. Using both of them will enhance your exploration of the state.

The McWilliams-Smith-Rice House in Prattville houses the Autauga County Heritage Center

Autauga

Constructed between 1819 and 1834, Fort Morgan is located on Mobile Point at the entrance to Mobile Bay. The fort played an important role in the 1864 Battle of Mobile Bay and today serves as a living history museum operated by the Alabama Historical Commission.

Baldwin

Eufaula's Fendall Hall, completed in 1860, is one of the finest examples of Italianate architecture in Alabama. The house formerly belonged to the prominent Young family and is now a museum open to the public.

Barbour

Brierfield Iron Works is an industrial site near Montevallo, Shelby County, that was owned and operated by Josiah Gorgas in the late 1860s.

Bibb

The Easley Covered Bridge, located in Rosa, central Blount County, spans the Dub Branch of the Little Warrior River. It is the smallest remaining covered bridge in Blount County.

Blount

This mural of a hunting party and their bird dogs adorns the wall of a pediatric clinic in downtown Union Springs, Bullock County.

Bullock

The historic Greenville Depot highlights the West Commerce Street Historic District and is symbolic of the major role the railroad played in making Greenville, Butler County, a regional trade center.

Butler

The Freedom Rider Murals in Anniston, Calhoun County, commemorate the attacks on civil rights volunteers at the city's Greyhound bus station in May 1961.

Calhoun

This eight-foot-tall bronze statue of the

Chambers

Little River Falls on the Little River is located on the border between Cherokee and DeKalb Counties.

Cherokee

The museum at Confederate Memorial Park in Chilton County contains exhibits on Alabama's role during the Civil War and on the site's history as the only state-run home for Confederate veterans following the war.

Chilton

Wilson's Grist Mill is the centerpiece of Broadhead Memorial Park in Needham, Choctaw County.

Choctaw

The Clarke County Historical Museum is located in the Greek Revival-style Alston-Cobb House, headquarters of the Clarke County Historical Society.

Clarke

The Clay County Courthouse in Ashland was built in 1906 in the Classical Revival architectural style.

Clay

The end of Bald Rock Trail atop Cheaha Mountain in Cheaha State Park takes visitors to Alabama's highest point, at 2,407 feet.

Cleburne

The Boll Weevil Monument is located in the middle of the intersection of Main Street and College Street in downtown Enterprise, Coffee County.

Coffee

This cottage on the grounds of Ivy Green in Tuscumbia, Colbert County, is the birthplace of Helen Keller.

Colbert

The Old Post Office in the community of Paul, Conecuh County opened in 1908 and was named after the Apostle Paul at the request of the townspeople.

Conecuh

The old Coosa County Jail, also called Old Rock Jail, was built in what would become Rockford in 1842 and is the oldest stone jail in the state.

Coosa

The Three Notch Museum in Andalusia, Covington County, includes an historic post office and exhibits of railroad memorabilia and other aspects of the city's and county's history.

Covington

Patsiliga Creek is a coastal waterway that originates in and runs through much of Crenshaw County.

Crenshaw

The Ave Maria Grotto is located in Cullman on the grounds of Saint Bernard Abbey, the state's only Benedictine monastery.

Cullman

The United States Army Aviation Museum, located at Fort Rucker, Dale County, has a large collection of fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft dating from the 1910s.

Dale

A view of the Edmund Pettus Bridge over the Alabama River.

Dallas

DeSoto Falls is located in DeSoto State Park, near the eastern border of DeKalb County.

DeKalb

This reconstructed French fort is part of the Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson National Historic Park on the Coosa River.

Elmore

The current Escambia County courthouse in Brewton was built in 1960.

Escambia

Noccalula Falls in Gadsden is a 100-foot waterfall located in a city park.

Etowah



This site made possible in part with the generous support from the Alabama Bicentennial Commission.