Historical Travel

Eating my way through the Shoals!

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It is dangerous to the figure to head south. When mom and I hit the road for the Muscle Shoals area to cover the music there, I knew I needed to take my walking shoes with me, but it should have been running shoes, in fact, I should have jogged all the way back to […]

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Green –Meldrim House where Sherman's Atlanta Campaign came to an end.

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I don’t know if there is a prettier town than Savannah. The history and beauty of the City are compelling reasons enough to stop here along with the fact that the Green –Meldrim House in Savannah is where William T. Sherman ended his Atlanta Campaign. We heard this while on a hop on hop off […]

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Statues enhance the beauty of the Shoals and tell a story of musical history

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The sounds of Muscle Shoals is tied into the waters, the land and the history of this beautiful place in Alabama. Almost everywhere I visited during the W.C. Handy Music festival tied into the music. Talent played in restaurants, the visitor’s center, hotels and on stages in the streets. The four towns of Sheffield, Tuscumbia, […]

Buford Pusser's museum, a legend, a law enforcement hero

The Buford Pusser Museum was a random stop, but a memorable one. Growing up watching Walking Tall, I was a bit in awe of the man that the story was based on, although a bit skeptical that it was all true. According to what I learned at his museum he really did live the life […]