Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
215 Highway 83
Evergreen, AL 36401
Phone: (251) 578-2100
Fax: (251) 578-2100
Arts & Museums
The Clarke County Historical Museum breathed new life into the historic Alston-Cobb House. Built in 1854, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The property features several well-restored exhibits, including the a corn crib, law office and log cabin. It hosts an annual event of several activities like syrup making and butter churning demonstrations, as well as games for children. This establishment is on the National Register of Historic Places.
A tribute to the work of storyteller, journalist and native author Kathryn Tucker Windham lies in her eponymous museum. The museum is situated on the campus of Alabama Southern Community College in the college library building. It features a beautiful sculpture of Ms. Windham by noted folk artist Charlie Lucas. It offers a rare glimpse of Ms. Windham’s childhood, her journalism career and the way she raised to national fame by being a storyteller. Visitors can access the museum from Monday to Thursday between 7:30a to 7:30p, and on Fridays between 7:30a to 12:30p.
Located near the center of the city of Selma, the National Voting Rights Museum & Institute has preserved artifacts and other things that document the voting right struggles in America. See website for more information.
Running for over a century, the Joseph T. Smitherman Historic Building has served multiple functions. It features the Vaughan-Smitherman Museum that depicts the history of the city of Selma. The civil war collection and various documents on slavery are a must visit. The mid 19-century furniture antiques and the Native American artifacts are the highlight of this riveting museum. The third floor restores a vintage hospital and the varied departments of the hospital are interesting. The building is available for rent and is ideal for weddings and social events.
1840 Greek Revival cottage converted to art gallery which displays regional and local art.
Visit this unique interpretive history museum, housed in an 1891 railway depot.
The Sturdivant Hall is a historic home built for Colonel Edward T. Watts. Constructed between 1852 and 1856, the house has a modest area of 1 acre (0.40 hectare). The building remains a classic example of the Greek Revival style and is considered to be one of the finest antebellum houses in Southeastern United States. The house now operates as a museum and is open to public for tours. The magnificent facility is also available on rent for weddings, receptions, luncheons and special occasions.
Housing one of the largest helicopter collections in the world, the Army Aviation Museum focuses on the role of fixed and rotor wing flight in the US Army. The exhibits depict over 50 years of history of Army Aviation, and include a number of life size dioramas, films, and interpretive material.
Operated by the Heritage Museum Association, Inc., the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida was established "to collect and preserve material culture pertaining to the region's history." Permanent exhibits include crosscut saws, turpentine collection cups, a porcelain pitcher, lumber mill tokens, flint spear points, depot artifacts, a black iron wash pot, old school desks, and a full wall mural, created by Cynthia Fisher and Kristen Rybka. Programs are offered and a research library is maintained.
Walton County Heritage Museum is nestled in the downtown area of DeFuniak Springs. Housed in the restored rail depot, it is included in the DeFuniak Springs Historic District. This museum pertains to the history and cultural heritage of the county and is open to all visitors.
Get to know how the military force in Florida works by touring the Air Force Armament Museum. On display are aircrafts, missiles and other fire equipment that have been used to fight successful military wars. To know more, check the website.
The office, gallery and design center for nationally known Barbara Gallagher.