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Wright’s Dairy

  Alabama’s only dairy farm where the cows are milked and the milk is bottled and sold right on the farm. You can take a hayride to see the cows close-up or visit and taste a sample of Wright’s Dairy Milk and ice cream. 241 Cane Creek Farm Road Alexandria, AL 36250 http://www.wrightdairy.com 256-820-1020

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Weaver BMX Track

Located in Weaver, Alabama, the BMX Track has great jumps and fun turns. The track is a public track that hosts racing throughout the year. All ages and experience levels are welcome. 500 Anniston Street Weaver, AL 36277 http://www.weaverbmx.com

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Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge

More than 6,000 acres of the former military base is designated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a National Wildlife Refuge to protect a unique and endangered ecosystem described as the mountain longleaf pine forest. Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge protects the largest stand of mature Longleaf Pines north of the state’s coastal […]

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Dr. J.C. Francis’ Medical Museum & Apothecary

Enter the days of “biting the bullet” in this 1850s general practitioner’s office and apothecary. Examine books, drug bottles, instruments and medical equipment used by physicians and pharmacists of the period. Located on Gayle Avenue in Jacksonville. The Dr. Francis’ Medical Museum was opened in 1974, after a marker was erected in Dr. Francis’ honor […]

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Cross Plains Depot and Museum

Construction began before the Civil War and was completed in 1869 for this facility known as the “Crossroads of the Southeast” during the 1880s. National Register of Historic places. Located in Piedmont. 33.9245454, -85.61135009999998 Piedmont 256-447-9007

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Coldwater Mountain Bike Trail

Located on Coldwater Mountain in Anniston, this brand-new trail offers both a 1.5 mile Beginner Loop, which riders of any level can ride, and a 10 mile Blue Loop for Intermediate riders. Perfect for those looking for a leisure ride or a bit of a challenge! Coldwater Road Anniston 36201

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Civil Rights Heritage Trail

Take a walking tour of the Freedom Riders Civil Rights Heritage Trail, taking in the historic murals, and find out the major role Calhoun County, Alabama played during the Civil Rights movement.   Murals in the alleyways of the old Greyhound and Trailways Bus stations depict scenes from when the Freedom Riders were attacked here […]

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Choccolocco Mountain Off-Road Vehicle Park

Located just one mile from Jacksonville, Al. town square, the Choccoloco Mountain Off-Road Vehicle Park welcomes every type of off-road vehicle including: ATV’s, side-by-sides, dirt bikes, four wheel drives, rail buggies and rock crawlers. 450 acres of forest covered mountains with a vast trail system with moderate to extreme trails for the more advanced vehicles! […]

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Centennial Memorial Park

In 1999 the Alabama State Legislature designated Centennial Memorial Park as the Veteran’s Memorial for the State of Alabama. The names every Alabamian who was killed during World War I and II Korean War, Vietnam War, and the Persian Gulf. are engraved in the Zimbabwe Black granite. Centrally located is Alabama-shaped reflecting pool. In front […]

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Berman Museum of World History

See Colonel Berman’s incredible and fascinating collection including weapons of espionage like a flute that shoots! Thousands of objects on exhibit: bronzes by Remington and Russell; rare and ornate weapons; Asian art; Colt Peacemakers and Winchesters; Civil War artifacts and a Greek helmet over 2,000 years old. Make your way through a WWI Bunker! Adjacent […]

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Art Works Gallery

Located on historic Noble Street, the gallery is a co-operative of 21 local artists featuring 2 and 3 dimensional original art and fine crafts. 1014 Noble Street Anniston, AL  36201 http://artworks-anniston.com 256-237-5921

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Anniston Performing Arts Center

A name associated with music in the Model City back to the early 1900’s was that of Carrie McClure Knox, the daughter of Anniston lawyer John B. and Mrs. Knox. 1301 Woodstock Avenue Anniston, AL 36207 http://www.knoxconcertseries.org/venue/  (256) 235-2553

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