25 Famous Landmarks in Alabama You Must Visit Story

By Lauren Rey

Introduction

25 Famous Landmarks in Alabama You Must Visit Story

There are many famous landmarks in Alabama to be explored. From historical sites to outdoor...

Landmark 1

Cathedral Caverns State Park

Cathedral Caverns State Park is one of the largest and most famous natural landmarks in...

Landmark 2

Little River Canyon National Preserve

Lush green forests, waterfalls, and an abundance of outdoor adventure awaits at Little River Canyon...

Landmark 3

Russell Cave National Monument

Russell Cave National Monument is one of the oldest and largest caves in Alabama. The...

Landmark 4

Stephens Gap

Of all the caves in Alabama, Stephens Gap is one of the most extraordinary. Although...

Landmark 5

Alabama State Capitol

Built in 1851, the Alabama State Capitol has been the site of many pivotal events...

Landmark 6

16th Street Baptist Church

The historic 16th Street Baptist Church has been an icon of resilience in the face...

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Landmark 7

Bethel Baptist Church

Another historic church on the Civil Rights Trail is Bethel Baptist Church. The church was...

Landmark 8

Sixth Avenue Baptist Church

Built in 1881, the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church is another landmark church central to the...

Landmark 9

Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church

Founded in 1877, Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church is another historic church that was...

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Landmark 10

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is a museum and cultural center dedicated to "Preserving and...

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Landmark 11

Edmund Pettus Bridge

One of the most harrowing historical landmarks of Alabama, the Edmund Pettus Bridge was a...

Landmark 12

Government Street Presbyterian Church

Government Street Presbyterian Church was built in 1839 and is one of the oldest and...

Landmark 13

Montgomery Union Station

Built in 1898, the Montgomery Union Station served as an important transportation hub connecting major...

Landmark 14

Cheaha State Park

Cheaha State Park is an outdoor recreational paradise! Home to the highest point in Alabama...

Landmark 15

Gulf State Park

Situated on the Gulf Shores, Gulf State Park is home to the most pristine beaches...

Landmark 16

Mobile Bay

Mobile Bay is a large inlet just outside of Mobile, Alabama on the Gulf of...

Landmark 17

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

Just off Mobile Bay, sits the USS Alabama Battleship park. The park is home to...

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Landmark 18

History Museum of Mobile

The History Museum of Mobile is in a historic complex known as "Old City Hall...

Landmark 19

Museum of Alabama

The Museum of Alabama is located across from the Capitol in the Department of Archives...

Landmark 20

Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site

The Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site was created to document and commemorate the plight of...

Landmark 21

Tuskegee Institute

The Tuskegee Institute is part of Tuskegee University, Alabama's Historic Black Ivy League School. The...

Landmark 22

Oak Mountain State Park

Oak Mountain State Park is a large outdoor recreational area and wildlife refuge at the...

Landmark 23

Black Warrior River

The Black Warrior River flows through 178 miles in Western Alabama from Tuscaloosa to Marengo...

Landmark 24

Fort Mitchell Historic Site

Built in 1813, Fort Mitchell is one of Alabama's National Historic Landmarks. The Fort served...

Landmark 25

Helen Keller Birthplace

The Helen Keller Birthplace is the original home of the famous Helen Keller. Keller was...

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