Alabama May 03, 2019
The Unique Village In Alabama Where Time Stands Still
Alabama is filled with great history and is home to several attractions that reflect it. One attraction, in particular, is Old Alabama Town, which is the South’s premier historic village. For information about this unique village, including reasons why you should visit, take a look below.
Old Alabama Town is a one-of-a-kind village that shows how different backgrounds of people worked in the central region of Alabama during the 19th century. It's one of the state's top historic attractions.
During your visit, you'll get to walk through a replicated cotton gin that features original 1890s machinery. You'll also learn all about the production of cotton in Alabama.
Old Alabama Town, which stretches along six blocks in downtown Montgomery, features more than 50 restored structures from the 19th and early 20th century.
The moment you enter the village's North Hull Street Grocery (circa 1892) and...
...Adams Chapel School (circa 1895), you'll be in complete awe of their historic interiors.
While visiting Old Alabama Town, you'll also get to tour structures that are reminiscent of homes back in the 19th century. For example, you'll get to see the interiors of a log cabin home and a...
...shotgun-style house. You'll be amazed at how people lived much simpler lives in Alabama's earlier days.
One of the most popular structures at Old Alabama Town is Lucas Tavern, which was built circa 1818. This historic tavern is Montgomery County's oldest remaining building.
Just like the log cabin home and shotgun-style house, you can also take a look at the inside of Lucas Tavern, which is filled with lots of antiques.
Speaking of antiques, you'll also find a lovely antique carriage during your visit.
The next time you're in Montgomery, be sure to visit Old Alabama Town. It's a great attraction for history lovers of all ages.
For more information about Old Alabama Town, including hours and admission price, you can view its website
and its Facebook page
. Address: 301 Columbus Street, Montgomery, AL, 36104
Have you ever visited Old Alabama Town in Montgomery? If so, please share your experience with us in the comments.
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