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>>Return to Quintard Avenue via 18th >>Turn left onto Quintard/431/21 >>Follow 21 North through Anniston toward Jacksonville. Lagarde Park The Anniston Museum of Natural History 800 Museum Drive The Anniston Museum of Natural History exhibits more that 2,000 natural history items on permanent display. There are exciting, diorama-style exhibits of pre-history with a life-sized Albertosaurus dinosaur model to the extremes of the African savannah, where a preserved African elephant rests under one of the world’s largest constructed baobab trees. One of the most fascinating exhibits is two Egyptian mummies from the Ptolemaic period. The Berman Museum of World History 840 Museum Drive The Berman Museum of World History exhibits more than 3,000 historical objects, works of art, and weapons spanning 3,500 years. >> Turn right onto Shipley Road/Baker Road Ft. McClellan Founded as Camp McClellan during the Spanish-American War this Fort was at its peak during WWII when over 27,000 soldiers made their way to Anniston in preparation for the war. Important areas to note include Historic Buckner Circle which encompassed the Officer’s Quarters. In the Officers Club are fabulous wall murals painted by German and Italian prisoners of war housed at McClellan. German/Italian POW Cemetery 3543 Shipley Road Approximately 3500 German and Italian POWs were interned at Ft McClellan from 1943-1946. This memorial cemetery located near the western corner of the post is the final resting place for 26 German and 3 Italian prisoners of war who died during captivity. On the third Sunday in November, there is an annual ceremony to honor the fallen who are interred in the cemetery at Ft McClellan. >>Turn left onto Ossington Avenue >>Turn Right onto Terrace Club Road Terrace Club turns into Buckner Circle Buckner Event Plaza 412 Buckner Drive Buckner Events Plaza offers a 250-seat theatre, an exhibit hall/ conference center, arts studio/workshops and Wedding Venue. The Center has a rich heritage. It is one of the early McClellan buildings designed and constructed in the Spanish Colonial Revival style. This historic former Post Recreation Center has undergone major restoration/rehabilitation to become a regional venue for the arts. Three separate buildings, linked by an arcade of arches facing the ceremonial parade ground, compose the 32,000 square foot triad of concrete and masonry structures built in 1936. >> Turn left onto Headquarters Road >>Take roundabout to 4th exit, Baltzell Gate Road

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Historic Driving Tour 2017  

This historic driving tour of Calhoun County, Alabama is always growing, as more and more homes and stories are shared.

Historic Driving Tour 2017  

This historic driving tour of Calhoun County, Alabama is always growing, as more and more homes and stories are shared.

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