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Visiting the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Birmingham, Alabama is home to many important landmarks from the Civil Rights Movement. The most important place to see is the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, a massive interpretive museum and research center downtown. Opened in 1992, the Smithsonian affiliate’s tours start in the atrium, where guides share important information on the facility and tell you […]

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Visiting the National Infantry Museum

Military museums cover the region with some focusing on specific conflicts while others talk about the region’s impact on that war. But the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center is set apart from all the others. Located at Fort Benning, home of the Infantry and Ranger School, Columbus, Georgia is the ideal setting for such […]

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Visiting Roosevelt’s Little White House

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, America’s longest-serving president, was afflicted with polio, which brought him to the state of Georgia. Warm Springs’ namesake waters were a retreat for him, so he established the┬áRoosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation and his home, called the Little White House. He visited nearly every year and it was his time […]

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Visiting Hills and Dales Estate

Originally home to private Ferrell Gardens in the 1800s, the Callaway family purchased the property in 1912 and started building their Italianate estate shortly afterwards around the existing gardens. The white stucco exterior and red tile roof stand out amongst the otherwise green surroundings. The family found success in five-and-dime stores, agricultural equipment and textiles […]

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