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Attractive capital but rather quiet. Interesting history, Confederate and Civil War buildings. Civil rights march finished and the Capital. Rosa Parks museum remembers her role in refusing to give up her seat to a white person and being arrested for it. This led to ...
... city had a major eruption, shutting down the airport! When we landed in Atlanta, there were a bunch of emergency vehicles next to the runway. We soon learned that another flight that landed right after us had hydraulic problems so was making an emergency landing ... fortunately that was uneventful! We the wound our way thru immigration and security at the ATL airport ... and about an hour and a half later, we were back to our car for the drive home to ...
Packed our stuff and it was off again. This time to Montgomery. Stopped at Race Trac convenience store. Like our QT. Angie bought 2 large cans of boiled Cajun Peanuts to bring home.
Started getting some rain going north on I-75 around Gainesville. Went north into Alabama on state route 231. Went through Dotham, Ozark, and Troy. Very beautiful country.
Got into Montgomery about 7 p.m. It was cold and windy.
Tomorrow headed to Selma and ...
Today we stopped in Alabama. We refilled gas for $45.51. It was a quick stop and now we're headed towards Tallahassee.
Two important cities- Dothan, Birmingham
Year of stateood-
State motto- Audemus jura nostra defendere
... wing. In Montgomery, though, there appear to
be more things like state office building named after his wife Lurleen who
followed his as governor when he was barred by law from running for an additional
term. George Wallace ultimately repented for his segregationist past, and
Montgomery pays homage to the Civil Rights struggle, but I still have to wonder
about the sincerity of those sentiments on the part of much of the white
population in the South ...