Magnolia Springs Bed & Breakfast

14469 Oak Street, Magnolia Springs, Alabama, 36555, United States | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Magnolia Springs

Day 8: LA to AL

A travel blog entry by jenn.hess.9

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... in by giant trees, a dense jungle of kudzu, mare's tail, and vines. However, if you turn off the road it opens up to appropriately spaced cypress and lush green grass with the sounds of cicadas buzzing. Another interesting point is everything here isn't cookie cutter. The houses aren't all the same. Stucco isn't the king, and you can't judge the quality of the restaurant by appearance. They all look like $&@?, but have nicely trimmed grass. Alright, I kept you ...

'Bama Breeze

A travel blog entry by jblackert

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... the cat stories; I gave them at-least the first five minutes to warm up to my character. We toured the beautiful home they recently purchased and then headed back to their current home to visit. At the door we were greeted by two freshly bathed hospitable dogs. There was Sadie, who enjoys the taste of Old Navy flip-flops, and Harper, who likes to suck on the thumbs of northerners. Time flew as we visited for nearly three hours. At 7:00 p.m. we departed ...

Forth to the Fourth Fort

A travel blog entry by cphenly

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Addendum: Forgot to add this story--skip if you are easily grossed out! In 1863, the commander of the fort, Lieutenant Colonel Charles Stewart was killed in an accident when a cannon that they were firing for an inspection blew up. The cannon had originally been a smooth-bore gun, but by the civil war, the development of the rifled barrel had made those guns obsolete, and many attempts were made to convert smooth-bore to rifled-bore ...

USS Drum SS 228 Submarine

A travel blog entry by mga60tw

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We also saw the USS Drum SS 228 submarine today. It is on the same site as the USS Alabama and it is cool to get on a sub. The USS Drum SS 228 sank 15 Japanese ships during it's service. The sub is 311 ft long, 27 feet wide and could stay submerged for 24 hours at 2 knots. It had a crew of 72 men and carried 94,400 gallons of diesel. Boy, I could use some of that fuel on this ...

USS Alabama visit

A travel blog entry by mga60tw

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... 42,500 tons. Suzanne and I were very surprised that we could see so much of the ship and you take a self tour so you go at your own pace. We got our exercise in today as you go up and down a lot of stairs.

If you are ever in the Mobile area make sure you stop and see the USS Alabama. It was a great day!
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