Value Place Birmingham, Alabama (Pelham)
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The Vulcan statue was the contribution of the burgeoning city of Birmingham to the world at the St. Louis Worlds Fair in 1904. It won the grand prize for the metallurgy pavilion and both the cities of Saint Louis and San Francisco tried to buy the statue after the Fair was over. It is a strange statue, honoring the Roman god of smithying. It is the largest cast iron statue in the country, 57 feet tall; several ...
... band leader is a woman, and she is not only a great singer (somewhat in the style of Louis Armstrong) but also an amazing clarinetist.
We traveled through three states today and had breakfast in Louisiana, lunch in Mississippi and dinner in Alabama.
With daily swimming pool availability, a few things have been accomplished in the swimming department. ...
... tunnels and explored through pitch black underground areas. All the machinery is still there and relatively intact.
It was eerie to sit back and imagine what life might have been like for workers here at the turn of the century when this place was in full production. Working in 90+ degrees outside and adding to that the ...
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 ...
... brochures and snapped a few photos of some magnolias. Wonderfully sweet smell similar to a gardenia.
We got off the road in Meridan to look for The Dentzel Carousel built in 1904 for the St Louis Expedition & Carousel House. http://www.meridianms.org/index.cfm/cit y-departments/parks-recreation/dentzel- carousel/ Carved from poplar and basswood the detail is amazing. Meridain purchased the ...
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