2120 Jameson Pl SW
Decatur, AL 35603
Phone: (256) 355-2229
Fax: (256) 341-9056
2120 Jameson Pl SW, Decatur, AL, US, 35603
- Phone: (256) 355-2229
- Fax: (256) 341-9056
Arts & Museums
Children and adults will be fascinated by the various displays of animal and insect life on display. Located just minutes from downtown Decatur, near area restaurants and lodging.
Spread over 83 acres (33 hectares) of land, the Oakville Indian Mounds Park and Museum treasures the remains of the Native American hunting grounds. This educational park is replete with beautiful flora, fauna, waterfalls, and caves, as well as a fishing pier. It is featured on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a must visit.
Adding glee to the Tennessee River Valley in Wheeler, Alabama is the Joseph Wheeler Plantation. It is often referred to as the "General Joe Wheeler Home" or the "Pond Spring." It was established by John P. Hickman and boasts 1760 acres (710 hectares) of land area. The Alabama Historical Commission manages this property. The plantation is open for viewing from Wednesday to Saturday, 9:00a through 4:00p. The site staff is efficient and arranges for guided tours. Surrounding the house are a whole lot of gardens, cemeteries, grounds and historic buildings that can be explored.