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Evergreen, AL 36401
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Arts & Museums
The Clarke County Historical Museum breathed new life into the historic Alston-Cobb House. Built in 1854, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The property features several well-restored exhibits, including the a corn crib, law office and log cabin. It hosts an annual event of several activities like syrup making and butter churning demonstrations, as well as games for children. This establishment is on the National Register of Historic Places.
A tribute to the work of storyteller, journalist and native author Kathryn Tucker Windham lies in her eponymous museum. The museum is situated on the campus of Alabama Southern Community College in the college library building. It features a beautiful sculpture of Ms. Windham by noted folk artist Charlie Lucas. It offers a rare glimpse of Ms. Windham’s childhood, her journalism career and the way she raised to national fame by being a storyteller. Visitors can access the museum from Monday to Thursday between 7:30a to 7:30p, and on Fridays between 7:30a to 12:30p.
Located near the center of the city of Selma, the National Voting Rights Museum & Institute has preserved artifacts and other things that document the voting right struggles in America. See website for more information.
Running for over a century, the Joseph T. Smitherman Historic Building has served multiple functions. It features the Vaughan-Smitherman Museum that depicts the history of the city of Selma. The civil war collection and various documents on slavery are a must visit. The mid 19-century furniture antiques and the Native American artifacts are the highlight of this riveting museum. The third floor restores a vintage hospital and the varied departments of the hospital are interesting. The building is available for rent and is ideal for weddings and social events.
The Sturdivant Hall is a historic home built for Colonel Edward T. Watts. Constructed between 1852 and 1856, the house has a modest area of 1 acre (0.40 hectare). The building remains a classic example of the Greek Revival style and is considered to be one of the finest antebellum houses in Southeastern United States. The house now operates as a museum and is open to public for tours. The magnificent facility is also available on rent for weddings, receptions, luncheons and special occasions.
Walton County Heritage Museum is nestled in the downtown area of DeFuniak Springs. Housed in the restored rail depot, it is included in the DeFuniak Springs Historic District. This museum pertains to the history and cultural heritage of the county and is open to all visitors.
Get to know how the military force in Florida works by touring the Air Force Armament Museum. On display are aircrafts, missiles and other fire equipment that have been used to fight successful military wars. To know more, check the website.
Clara Barkley Dorr House, constructed in 1871 is a section of the Historic Pensacola Village. The magnificent manor is now a Victorian era museum that is managed by the State of Florida.
The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum is dedicated to the eponymous couple and their literary legacy. The museum was once home to them and their daughter, and is the only still-standing residence of the couple. Zelda’s paintings are of particular interest, and there are also books, manuscripts, pictures, memorabilia, and more. With a number of literary events organized throughout the year, this museum is a must visit for enthusiasts. For more information, visit their website.
Located in the Historic Pensacola Village complex, Museum of Industry enlightens visitors on various commercial activities like clay or brick making, fishing, lumber and transportation. The museum is housed in a simple building, that was founded in 1884 for the Pensacola Ice Company. The exhibits on display include the process of making timber, boats and fishing equipment, part of an old kiln and locomotives.
The Historic Pensacola's Museum of Commerce at Pensacola, Florida. The historic museum is spread over twenty properties and includes a toy store, a leather store, a hardware store, a music store, a print shop, a gas station, and a tram.
Historic Pensacola Village is a museum complex that caters to preserving the local culture and history through its myriad events and collections. There are about 150,000 objects on display that include vintage furniture, old tools, books, photographs, machinery, toys and so on. The museum also offers rentals for weddings, receptions, dinners and other private events. Call ahead for details.