140 Matthew Paul Court
Florence, AL 35630
Phone: (256) 246-2300
Fax: (256) 246-2301
A 70 acre rustic paradise. This family oriented park is complete with walking trails, scenic vistas, native trees and plant life. The park also offers over 60 lesson plans for educational presentations.
Pickwick is a 30,175 acre lake along the Tennessee River located between Sheffield, Alabama and Pickwick Landing, Tennessee stretching 46 miles.
Wilson Lake is 15,930 acres of water along the Tennessee River. It stretches 15 miles between Sheffield, Alabama, and Rogersville, Alabama.
Offering boat rentals, dry and wet dock, marina and restaurant.
The house was designed and built in 1939-40 and is the only structure in Alabama designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, also considered his best example of Usonian style. A National Historic Property.
The restored log cabin birthplace of W. C. Handy, Father of the Blues, now houses memorabilia, musical instruments, and original manuscripts.
This memorial park commemorates the burning of Alabama's first chartered college, known as the West Point of the South, during the Civil War. It strives to preserve the memory of the college established in 1830 and the pioneer village that was associated with the institution. The park is open daily.
Built in the 1920's, this building was a silent movie house. It has been restored to its Art Deco style and is frequently used for local events.
The Ivy Green was home to Helen Keller and this simple house is of great importance to the locals as well as the tourists. The well pump where she first picked-up the word 'water' still exists and is well-preserved. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, it hosts the popular play based on Helen Keller, 'The Miracle Worker' somewhere in June every year.
This stately building, built in 1881-1909, still houses county government and serves as the centerpiece for the surrounding Tuscumbia National Register Historic District. The District showcases a large collection of 19th century architecture, including the Tuscumbia Depot.
Spring Park is home to The Big Spring, which provided the site in 1815 for the original settlement of Occocoposa, later named Tuscumbia, for a Native American chieftain, Tash-ka-ambia. Spring Park is host to such events as the Helen Keller Festival, Indian Festival, and Memorial and Labor Day celebrations.
Take a short ride to the country and find an unbelievable selection of pumpkins and outdoor fun and education. This real pumpkin patch features pumpkins up to 200 lbs, and over 25 varieties. Over 30 varieties of mums, straw bales and corn stalks are also available. School Tours and hay rides include a tractor drawn hayride to the real pumpkin patch, and a trip to the Cotton Pickin' Patch with a cotton pickin' sack! The farm is open from late September thru October.