Alabama – The Yellow Hammer State

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A Yellow Hammer is a strain of woodpecker and it is the state bird of Alabama. This state has been called the Heart of Dixie. The Southern U.S. as well as money, is regularly called Dixie. This name has been used in Louisiana. We have listed a few do not miss appeals in Alabama, and there is plenty more to find.

Remnants of Mississippi Culture

Alabama was a leading heart for the Mississippi Culture during 1,000 to 1,600 AD. Remains of this culture have been discovered in Moundville, a leading city.

Mississippi River

The bulk of the land in Alabama is composed of a gentle incline towards the Mississippi River.

Natural Bridge Rock

This is among the world’s most exceptional, in addition to the longest, natural connections. The bridge is about 127 feet long. It is also an entrance to Natural Bridge Park, which has many adventurous activities along with areas of interest acceptable for all age groups. A cross section of a stone are available here, which looks like the one forming the rear of a nickel, in addition to the picture of a Native American.

Marshall Space Flight Centre & U.S. Space and Rocket Centre, Huntsville

It Is the Space Research Center as well as the propulsion centre, for NASA’s space program.

Huntsville

Huntsville has a technology-driven market, a consequence of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center and the Redstone Arsenal. The primary economic influence of Huntsville is derived from military technology and aerospace. CRP is the fourth biggest on the planet and the second largest research park in the USA. Huntsville has commercial technology businesses such as computer graphics business Intergraph, the network accessibility business ADTRAN and design and maker of IT infrastructure Avocent. Sanmina SCI has a big presence in the place. Forty two Fortune 500 firms have operations in Huntsville.

Mobile

The city of Mobile, Alabama’s only saltwater port, is a busy seaport on the Gulf of Mexico with inland waterway access to the Midwest by way of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. The Port of Mobile is now the 9th greatest by tonnage in the USA.

$ 9 billion is spent yearly on “travel related expenses.” This number is used to signal the

Vulcan Statue, Birmingham

This is the greatest statue made from cast iron and stands nearly 56 feet tall. Vulcan, the Roman god of fire is represented by it.

Yearly events like the Hot Air Balloon Festival at Decatur, Mardi Gras Carnival at Mobile, and the Shakespeare Festival, are also important attractions. Alabama is an interesting and very living state with a rich culture, and it’s loads of chances for company, in addition to many attractions for families.

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