4 Interesting Facts about Alabama

1. The Real Prairie State

Alabama was completely covered with grasslands so much that when Europeans first settled here, they had to cut and burn down the grass to turn it all into farmlands and inhabitable places. What you see now is merely one percent of what used to be.


The beginning of a better world and the woman who started it all, Rosa Parks sparked the initiation of a civil rights movement here in Alabama when she refused to give up her seat to a white man.

3. Largest cast-iron statue

The largest cast-iron statue of the world is in Alabama which is of Vulcan, the Roman God of fire and forge.

4. Cahawba

The very first state capital of Alabama, Cahawba is now a ghost town. It faced a lot of floods from 1820 to 1825 and it never recovered from that.