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Huntsville, Alabama: America’s Birthplace of Space

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014

If you are driving past the cotton fields of Northern Alabama’s fertile Tennessee Valley and a 363’ high Saturn V rocket emerges in the skyline you are approaching America’s Birthplace of Space, Huntsville, also known as Rocket City USA.

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Montgomery, Alabama: Courageous, Rebellious, and Visionary

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014

We were deep in the heart of Dixie, in the land where cotton was king. IThis city was the Cradle of the Confederacy and Birthplace of both the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement.

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Dahlonega, Georgia: Thar’s Gold in Them Thar Hills!

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014

Just an hour north of Atlanta, at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is Dahlonega, Georgia, site of the first Gold Rush in the USA.

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Southern Indiana: The Spirit of America

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014

West Baden Springs Hotel, with 246 luxury guest rooms and suites, was named for the renowned German springs. The six-story circular structure topped with the world’s largest free span dome has been called the Eighth Wonder of the World.

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Mobile’s Mardi Gras: First to let the good times roll!

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014

Did you know that Mobile, Alabama is the birthplace of Mardi Gras in North America? New Orleans may be better known today for its celebrations, but Mobile has been letting the good times roll longer and prides itself on being the largest, family-friendly street party celebration in America.

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