Clarion Hotel Birmingham
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... the Fair, Birmingham put the statue on a 128 ft pedestal on a mountain east of Birmingham. When trying to look at a 57 foot statue that doesn't start until 128 feet up, it's hard to see much detail. They did put in stairs and a elevator to an observation platform close to the top of the pedestal, but that makes it even harder to see the statue, standing right below his feet!
The museum next to Vulcan had some interesting history ...
... out. WiFi permitting, we'll try to upload a video we shot. As Lulu said, it's amazing to find musicians of this quality out on the streets for free--although we gave them tips and bought their latest CD from them.
Due to bad planning, we left with only five CDs in our six-CD player in the car. We try to listen to radio as much as possible, but, especially ...
This is the coolest "abandoned factory" type exhibit I have ever seen.Most places like this are fenced off or very limited access for safety reasons but nearly the entire factory is accessible. You can climb up onto platforms, peaks and machinery at your hearts content. Justin had a great time exploring an old steam shovel. We climbed ...
Just passing through, so we didn't have to drive too much the next day. Plus better & cheaper hotel since it's in a smaller city. Took forever to drive here, roads were pitch-black & windy as we went around mountains and through parks. Staff was helpful and ...
... 1909 for $2,000 and it is worth more than a million today. Could not select just a few of the pics. The carousel still operates and though the animals are stationary it is mucher faster than one would expect.
Jimmie Rodgers memorial - we stumbled on looking for the Carousel House. Known as the Father of Country Music 'The Singing Brakeman" because he got his start singing on the trains. The musuem was in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility