Noccalula Falls in Gadsden is a 100-foot waterfall which, according to legend, is named for a young Cherokee woman who jumped to her death at the site to escape a forced marriage.
Courtesy of Kayla Terry
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ALABAMA
Welcome to your free, online resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment. This site offers articles on Alabama's famous people, historic events, sports, art, literature, industry, government, plant and animal life, agriculture, recreation, and so much more.