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    Alabama Gold Camp

    Prospecting for gold is something that just about everyone has wanted to try at least once.  As a hobby, prospecting offers a special excitement.  There is a constant hope that the next pan will hold that bonanza you’ve been dreaming about.  No thrill …

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    Flat Rock Park

    Day-use park. Swimming, picnicking, fishing and a short nature trail await. The unique location sits on 25 acres of granite with excellent access to beautiful Lake Wedowee. Address: 7115 CR 870 Wedowee, AL 36278 Phone: 256-396-2338 Fax: 256-396-5446 Ho …

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    Fox Creek at Lake Wedowee

    Considerable shoreline access and a boat launch afford a good view of Lake Wedowee. Expect swallows and Purple Martins in spring and summer, Belted Kingfishers, wading birds and Wood Ducks all year. During winter months, additional waterfowl, gulls and terns appear. Keep your eyes peeled for Osprey and Bald Eagles, as well.

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    Kiwanis Park

    Kiwanis Park is heavily wooded, predominately in hardwoods, and has three significant sections. After passing along the entrance road (lined in mid-sized hardwoods – may produce a few songbirds, particularly in migration), continuing straight will lead …

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    Lake Wedowee

    Harris Reservoir, locally known as Lake Wedowee, is located in east-northeast Alabama near the town of Wedowee. The reservoir was formed by completion of R.L. Harris dam in 1983. The major rivers supplying water for the reservoir are the Tallapoosa and …

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    Randolph County Historical Museum

    Museums | Roanoke in Randolph County  

    The Randolph County Historical Museum in Roanoke houses historical artifacts from the entire county, including Native American relics, historical documents, Civil War memorabilia, vintage clothing, and Ella Smith dolls. Open Wednesday and Saturday or b …

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    Roanoke Doll Factory

    Museums | Roanoke in Randolph County  

    Ella Gannt Smith, artist, inventor, manufactured in this building the famous Roanoke Dolls. The dolls, completely handmade, featured a head molded of plaster of Paris enclosed in a tight cotton fabric cut and stuffed to resemble body, hands and legs. F …

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    Roanoke Downtown Historic District

    The Roanoke Downtown Historic District has a number of architecturally significant buildings in the Renaissance and Romanesque styles, many of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. Building Styles include: Victorian: Ren …

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    Southern Union Community College

    The campus is relatively compact and all areas are easily accessed. The entrance to the college is dominated by massive mature pine trees and tall hardwoods. There is no significant understory and little midstory here, so the birds found here spend the …

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    The Talladega National Forest

    Talladega National Forest

    The Talladega National Forest offers a peaceful atmosphere that is filled in wild game, camping, and hiking utopias. The forest also features picturesque scenic waterfalls throughout its striking setting. The total Forest covers 392,567 acres (613.39 s …

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