Interesting Facts About Alabama

We all think of Sweet Home Alabama when this lovely state comes to mind.  Its also the official state song!  Read on to learn more interesting facts about Alabama!

State Tree Longleaf Pine

Monarch Butterfly

Montgomery capital of Alabama

Mount Cheaha

officia state song-Alabama

One has to love this iconic classic rock song by Lynyrd Skynyrd (view profile)  captures the essence of the state.

rocket capital-HuntsvilleIn World War II Huntsville became the location of three munitions facilities for the Army.  After World War II Ordnance Guided Missile Center (OGMC) was created in Huntsville and eventually lead to the development of the RedStone Rocket which was the foundation of our emerging space program.

Russell Cave

the camellia

University of North AlabamaOf course who doesn’t think about Roll Tide and the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa and the Crimson Tide football team.


Bryant Denny StadiumThe football stadium (cathedral?) for the Alabama Crimson Tide football team.

cast iron and steel pipe

first Electric Trolley System in Montgomery

First Rocket

George Wallace