Best Western Executive Inn

504 South Court Street, Florence, Alabama, 35630, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Florence

Two days with Jayne's classmates

A travel blog entry by jensgregersen

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... Friend Linda and we chose to visit Helen Keller's birthplace. We toured the main house and the smaller structure, where Helen and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, had a classroom. We also saw the pump, where Helen was taught her first word: water. Others chose to tour the music studios, where the Muscle Shoals Blues Sound originated. An amazing array of musicians ...

We're finally on the road...

A travel blog entry by jensgregersen

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... the 80s (20s C). We arrived with our sunburned faces late Thursday afternoon and were greeted in the parking lot by friends of Jayne.
We intended to head to New Orleans first, but we're invited to the Class of '63 ZBTHS mini-Southern-reunion. We will be here for the next three days visiting with former class mates.
The event starts this noon with lunch. We will keep you posted. ...

Music

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

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I go deep, I go deep, I go deep into the origins of blues and rock. The soundtrack of my early, impressionable and formative years might have been Zeppelin, Sabbath, Doors, Joplin, Hendrix and the like but it didn't take long for me to begin searching out the influences of my musical heroes. I still remember my first blues shopping spree at Sam's (Sam the Record Man) on Ste. Catherine St. in Montreal. Robert Johnson, Willie ...

A cold, windy day

A travel blog entry by ninapennewell

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... in his floating office and then puttered around the boat. The man cannot sit still. It was cold enough that a big crock pot of steak chili seemed a good idea. And it was. Yummmmmm.

The wind has yet to let up. The weather station said it should have died down by 4 pm central time but it is still blowing pretty hard. Lots of water slapping against the hull. Tonight's temperature is supposed to drop to the twenties. We will definitely have to leave on the heat. We also had ...

A VERY LONG DAY

A travel blog entry by ninapennewell

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... call ahead to get the railroad bridge tender to raise the rail road bridge. We became nervous when we were unable to raise the bridge tender until we were almost upon the bridge. Finally, we were able to raise him. The tender apologized, admitting he was in the "can", giving up more information than we needed over channel 16. He immediately raised but the bridge so we could pass through.

We are presently anchored in a small cove near Joe ...

Location

This hotel, located on 504 South Court Street, Florence, is near Ivy Green, W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library, and Muscle Shoals Sound Historic Museum.
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