Economy Inn

402 E Tennessee Street, Florence, Alabama, 35630, United States | Hotel
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Two days with Jayne's classmates

A travel blog entry by jensgregersen

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Friday was the start of the reunion activities. 25 classmates and spouses from the Class of '63 gathered at the home of Forrest and Jacque Behrens for a day of dining and lots of conversation and stories of the days of old and present. The next day the group met at 11:30 at Champy's restaurant for fried chicken and fried catfish. After lunch some of us went touring ...

We're finally on the road...

A travel blog entry by jensgregersen

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... one of the many followers of Jens' blog of last year and as a fellow-adventurer was invited to join the road trip of this year.
Jens arrived in Chicago on April 4, and the next several weeks were spent at Jayne's house in Winthrop Harbor, IL, buying additional supplies and getting organized - and waiting for warm weather.
Finally, in desperation for warmer weather, the ...

Music

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

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... side, Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals, plus Florence which sits just across the Tennessee river. Together they've been responsible for some serious talent and of course, the famous Muscle Shoals sound that helped shape Soul, RnB about Rock & Roll.

I Visited FAME studios which was a huge thrill. Some of the biggest stars Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, Etta James, Clarence Carter and others ...

A cold, windy day

A travel blog entry by ninapennewell

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... the herbs off the flying bridge to keep them from freezing. We don't mind because it makes the enclosed bridge smell heavenly. We are kicking back right now with the wind howling, the boat rocking and the water slapping. It feels nice and cozy. While it was too windy to travel today we are determined to leave tomorrow and find warmer climates. Our goal is to lock down both Wheeler Dam and then Wilson Dam and spend the night on Pickwick Lake. Hopefully it will be smooth cruising.
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A VERY LONG DAY

A travel blog entry by ninapennewell

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... I wish I was a little more familiar with ducks and such. I was able to identify the flock of pelicans we passed in Decatur. I had no idea they came this far from the coast line.

We soon left behind the hills and mountains as the Tennessee River coursed through Alabama. During this portion of the journey, the river was wide and flat but meandered pleasantly for many, many miles. There was very little in the way of wind or boat ...

Location

This hotel, located on 402 E Tennessee Street, Florence, is near Ivy Green, W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library, and Muscle Shoals Sound Historic Museum.
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