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Old Cahawba

Click here for maps Description:  Alabama's original capitol city, Cahawba has had several lives, most ended by flooding.  Today there is a Welcome Center with archaeological and photographic exhibits and a gift shop, and trails through the ruins and old cemetery.
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How to find: 
Address:
9518 Cahaba Road
Orrville, AL 36767

Parent Organization:
Alabama Historical Commission
Contacts
Phone 334 872-8058
e-mail mailto:cahawba@bellsouth.net
URL(s)
Preserve Alabama
http://www.preserveala.org/oldcahawba.aspx?sm=g_l
http://www.selmaalabama.com/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=27&Itemid=59
Selma Tourism
http://www.cahawba.com/
Hours:
Date(s) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
daily - Welcome Center hours (park hours 9-5) 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4
Season   
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of FEB 2007 6-18 $3 College, w/ID $4 $5 65+ $4 10+ $4 by appointment
Special Fees:  military $4, family (2 adults, 2 children under 18)  $12, discounted annual passes
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing: 
tours must be booked 2 weeks in advance, fees vary
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Wander ruins, cemetery, look through Welcome center, archaeological activities
Big Events:  Cahawba Day Festival (May) Suggested Stay:
Period  1820's-1860's Structures  abandoned, ruins Type of Site ghost town
Buildings:  Welcome Center
Interpreters: No Craftspeople: No
Special Programs:
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Picnic  Yes, Park Hours, Grills
Shopping Gift Shop(s) Specialty Shops Other Shopping
Name/hours yes    
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Description       Boat Launch
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Contact
Camping/RV  
Lake Lanier Travel Park (55 sites, 40 full hookup,) Lake Lanier Road 334 875-1618
Paul M Grist SP
(6 sites, all full hookups)
  334 872-5846
Six Mile Creek
31 sites (water & elec)
US Army Corps of Engineers
6484 County Road 77
Selma AL 36701
334 875-6228

Bed & Breakfast

 
Grace Hall 506 Lauderdale St
Selma AL 36701
334-875-5744
Hotel/Motel  

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Economy Inn 2322 US Highway 80 E
Selma AL 36701
334 875-1212
Best Western Inn 1915 W Highland Ave
Selma AL 36701
334 872-1900
Saint James Hotel 1200 Water Ave
Selma AL 36703
334 872-3234
Holiday Inn 1710 W Highland Ave
Selma AL 36701
334 872-3234
Travelers Inn 2006 W Highland Ave
Selma AL 36701
334 875-1200

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Selma Alabama   http://www.selmaalabama.com/cahawba.htm
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Last Update: 01/09/2010

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