Alabama November 15, 2016
You’ll Never Run Out Of Things To Do In This Tiny Alabama Town
Greensboro, Alabama is a wonderful town to visit or call home. And even though this historic town has less than 3,000 residents, there are still plenty of things to see and do here. Greensboro is best known as “The Catfish Capital of Alabama,” so it comes as no surprise that the town’s most popular event is the annual “Alabama Catfish Festival.” Sure, this event is great, but Greensboro has much more to offer. Listed below are a few other things to see and do while visiting Greensboro.
One of Greensboro's most popular places to visit is its downtown area, which just so happens to be part of the Greensboro Historic District. Greensboro's downtown area is home to a variety of businesses, including specialty shops and restaurants.
One of these specialty shops is The Partridge Berry. If you're looking for a special gift for that person who has everything, The Partridge Berry has you covered.
From clothing and accessories, to home decor and college football gifts, The Partridge Berry sells a little bit of everything. If you visit this shop, I can assure you that you won't leave empty handed. It's seriously that GREAT. The Partridge Berry is located at 1305 Main St, Greensboro, AL 36744.
Greensboro, Alabama is home to many antebellum mansions. Nothing beats a Sunday afternoon drive to see these historic homes up-close. Three of the most popular antebellum mansions that are worthy of seeing in person include "The Oaks," also known as the Happel-Stickney Home...
"The Oaks" was built by a Greensboro merchant tailor around the year 1845. The upper and lower verandas make the exterior of this historic mansion truly charming. "The Oaks" is located at 1305 Tuscaloosa St, Greensboro, AL 36744.
..."Magnolia Hall," also known as the McCrary-Otts House and...
Magnolia Hall was built in 1855 and is one of the finest antebellum mansions in Alabama. Magnolia Hall is located at 1002 Hobson St, Greensboro, AL 36744.
...the lovely Tunstall-Cobbs Home.
The Tunstall-Cobbs Home was built in 1859 and is part of the Greensboro Historic District. It's located at 2100 Main St, Greensboro, AL 36744. Please keep in mind that all three of these antebellum mansions are private residences.
If you're a fan of history, you'll enjoy visiting The Safe House Black History Museum. At this museum, you'll get to view artifacts, in addition to unpublished local and state photos that were taken during the Civil Rights Movement.
The Safe House Black History Museum is located at 518 Martin Luther King Dr, Greensboro, AL 36744.
The perfect place to stay while visiting Greensboro is The Johnston-Torbert House Bed & Breakfast. This bed and breakfast has five beautifully decorated bedrooms and three bathrooms. It's a wonderful location for a family reunion, romantic getaway, etc.
The Johnston-Torbert House Bed & Breakfast is located at 1101 South St, Greensboro, AL 36744.
The moment you start craving a delicious meal, Pie Lab is a great place to try. Even the locals will agree.
Pie Lab is located at 1317 Main St, Greensboro, AL 36744.
Pie Lab serves up breakfast and lunch at FANTASTIC prices! From salads and soups, to sandwiches and pizzas, this local favorite offers a little bit of everything.
Pictured: "Chicken Salad" Salad
After finishing your meal, don't forget to try a slice of the most delicious pie EVER! Pie Lab's famous homemade pies don't disappoint. And with so many delicious flavors, you can't go wrong with whatever type of pie you choose.
Pictured: Lemon Icebox Pie
As you can see, Greensboro, Alabama is a great place to visit. With such a variety of things to see and do, a visit to this small historic town will definitely keep you busy.
Have you ever visited Greensboro, Alabama? If so, what all did you see and do?
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