Alabama History at Fort Toulouse and trail walk at nature Alabama Nature Center

Many fascinating figures and events have happened throughout Alabama’s history. We wanted to learn more about the prehistoric Indians, French, English and American history at Fort Toulouse and Fort Jackson . The story of Fort Toulouse started with the local indians inviting the French to build a fort, Fort Toulouse. The men settled in and took indian wives, wives from around the area, and some farms sprang up. The French lost possession of the fort Continue reading

Roadside Fun Trivia: Name the largest freestanding bronze sculptures in the world

Imagine lining up for the race of your life and over 50,000 other people with horses, buggies all lined up for the same race trying to get the same thing.  This land was taken from the Indians and will now be given to the pioneers and is said to be the best unoccupied public land in the United States..  The gun sounds and you ride like you never have before in your life and are Continue reading