Monthly Archives: February 2014

Alabama Tourism Department Newsletter February 6, 2014

The Alabama Tourism Department and The Art of Alabama Food Alabama beaches recover from Gulf oil spill to post third consecutive record tourism year The Scottsboro Boys named Best Musical in U.K.’s Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards The Alabama Music Hall of Fame hosts an introduction to the 2014 Class of Inductees to the Hall of […]

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50th Anniversary Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March, 2015

Alabama was the stage for a number of the most significant events and home to many individuals who shaped the course of the Civil Rights Movement in America. The 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March will occur in 2015. In anticipation of the date, several important civil rights sites are getting ready.  Dexter […]

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150th Anniversary of the Battle of Mobile Bay and Siege of Fort Morgan, 2014

On August 1-3, 2014 re-enactors from across the nation will commemorate the Sesquicentennial of the Battle of Mobile Bay and Siege of Fort Morgan. Friday’s events include artillery firing at 6:30 pm followed by Civil War era music performed by Bobby Horton, a Birmingham, Alabama, native is known for his authentic Civil War recordings performed […]

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