What is Alabama Known for?

Alabama is a state in the southeast region of the United States of America. This Deep South state borders Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, and Tennessee. 

According to National Geographic, roughly 70% of Alabama is covered in forests.

The capital of Alabama is Montgomery. Montgomery, Alabama was also the first Confederate capital during the Civil War which is why the state is sometimes referred to as the ‘Heart of Dixie.’

What places should you visit in Alabama? 

If you’re ever in Montgomery, try to find some time to pay your respects at the Civil Rights Memorial Center.

Civil Rights Memorial

You can admire the ‘Mighty A’ or the USS Alabama, a retired battleship from the 1930s up close at this battleship memorial park.

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

You can still explore interactive exhibits and look at historic artifacts at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

If you’re a Helen Keller fan, be sure to stop by her birthplace while you’re in Alabama. You can even touch the famous water pump where she first learned the word ‘water.’

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