Alabama websites about places to go, things to do, vacation information, sports links, facts about the state, destinations, golf, business, and more. The military is a dominate part of the economy with s the establishment or expansion of multiple military installations, primarily those of the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force.

Alabama ranks 30th in total land area and ranks second in the size of its inland waterways. Today, the state is heavily invested in aerospace, education, health care, and banking, and various heavy industries including automobile manufacturing, mineral extraction, steel production and fabrication. Alabama is the only state with all major natural resources needed to make iron and steel. It is also the largest supplier of cast-iron and steel pipe products.

Alabama is also known as the "Heart of Dixie". Montgomery is the capital and the birthplace of the Confederate States of America. The Confederate flag was designed and first flown in Alabama in 1861. The Alabama State Flag was authorized by the Alabama legislature on February 16, 1895. Audemus jura nostra defendere is the official state motto. Translated it means "we dare defend our rights."

Alabama introduced the Mardi Gras to the western world. The celebration is held on Shrove Tuesday, the day before Lent begins.

Alabama workers built the first rocket to put humans on the moon. Huntsville is known as the rocket capital of the World. In 1956 the Army Ballistic Missile Agency was established at Huntsville's Redstone Arsenal. The United States Army Chemical Corps Museum in Fort McClellan contains over 4000 chemical warfare artifacts.

At the Battle of Mobile Bay Admiral David Farragut issued his famous command, "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead." The event occurred on August 5, 1864.

Alabama - Official state information
Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives
Alabama Band Fan Club and Museum
Alabama Museum of Natural History
Alabama Wildflowers
Alabama Travel Information - Highway and Road Conditions
Alabama State Fair
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame
Alabama State Parks
Alabama National Park
Auburn - Auburn University
Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church
Hank Williams Museum
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Family Camping in Alabama
W.A. Gayle Planetarium
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Moundville Archeological Park
Federal Jobs in Alabama
Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum
University of Alabama
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Mercedes-Benz Visitor Center
Farley Nuclear Visitors Center
U.S. Army Aviation Museum
Alabama Highway Map
Huntsville Museum of Art
International Motorsports Hall of Fame
Rosa Parks Museum & Library
Montgomery, the Confederate capital
The King Center
Tuskegee Institute
Huntsville Botanical Garden
Sci-Quest, North Alabama's premiere hands-on science center
Ave Maria Grotto
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
Talladega Superspeedway
Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel - Official Web Site
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