Alabama Bicentennial: Blount County is full of history and adventure. From exploring the caves at
North Alabama is full of adventure! If you love food, we've got it. If you love festivals, we've got them. If you love the outdoors, we've got plenty of places to explore. Whatever you love, we're sure to have something for you. Check out our blog posts, and you'll see what we mean.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
The history of Alabama is often marked by stories of cotton, railroads, and large plantations. But in Cullman County is started off in a much different direction. German immigrants, fields of strawberries, and a Catholic grotto became hallmarks of this unique community.
The Cullman County Museum highlights the story of Johann Gottfried Cullmann’s quest to settle the fertile lands along the
Friday, April 21, 2017
Farmers looking for fertile land settled almost as soon as Thomas Freeman began surveying the Tennessee River Valley in what now is Madison County. Cheap land and slavery made instant millionaires out of many early settlers in North Alabama.
As the cotton frontier grew so did the demand for more services and representation. The town of Twickenham became Huntsville and Huntsville became an outpost