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Us Defense Contract Adm Svc
1118 Greensboro Ave Tuscaloosa AL - 205-752-4166
~3.82 miles from Taylorville city center
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The United States Department of Defense (USDOD, DOD or DoD, initially briefly referred to as the National Military Establishment or NME) is the U.S. federal department charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the United States armed forces. The Department of Defense is an evolution of the Department of War. The organization and functions of the DoD are set forth in Title 10 of the United States Code.The DoD is the major tenant of The Pentagon building near Washington, D.C., and has three major components – the Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Among the many DoD agencies are the Missile Defense Agency, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Pentagon Force Protection Ag...
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Po Box 1430 Tuscaloosa AL - 800-841-5722
~3.85 miles from Taylorville city center
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Stillman College is a historically black liberal arts college founded in 1876 and located in the West Tuscaloosa area of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.The 105-acre (0.42 km2) college campus offers programs of study leading to the bachelor's degree. The Division of Arts and Sciences includes: Art, Biology, Business with concentrations in Accounting, Marketing, and Management; English, History, Mathematics, Music, and Nursing. The Division of Education includes: Psychology, Elementary Education and Health & Physical Education. It currently enrolls approximately 1,000 students.Stillman College, authorized by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States in 1875, held its first classes in 1876 and was chartered as a legal corporation by the State of Alabama in 1895. At tha...
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Murphy African American Museum
2601 Paul W Bryant Dr Tuscaloosa AL - 205-758-2861
~3.87 miles from Taylorville city center
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overview : Tuscaloosa?s first licensed black mortician built this The Murphy-Collins House is the home of the Murphy African American Museum -Tuscaloosa?s first licensed black mortician built this two-story craftsman bungalow in the early 1920s as his private residence. - Materials from the old state capitol building a few blocks away, such as bricks and window sills, were salvaged when it burned in 1923 and used in the house?s construction. - Today, the structure operates as a museum focusing on the lifestyle of affluent blacks during the early 1900s.Hours (subject to change) : 10 - 12 and 1 - 4 Tuesday through Friday .. Tours available by appointment2601 Paul West Bryant DriveTuscaloosa, AL, 35401205-758-2861
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Bear Bryant Museum
~4.09 miles from Taylorville city center
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On the suggestion of former head football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, a planning committee was created in 1981 to establish a museum that would honor former coaches and players who helped Bryant set the intercollegiate coaching record for the most victories. The committee considered Bryant's suggestion and established that the museum would take on two missions: "inclusion of the entire football history from the first team in 1892 and creating a collections component establishing the foundation of our current institution." Since its inception, the museum has grown in staff, services, and exhibits. It has become a central source of information for both journalists and writers interested in the history of university athletics. In addition to building its collection, the museum has begun foc...
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~4.18 miles from Taylorville city center
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Robert Cargo Folk Art Gallery
2314 6th St Tuscaloosa AL - 205-758-3111
~4.19 miles from Taylorville city center
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The Robert Cargo Folk Art Gallery has been in continuous operation since 1984. After twenty years in the original location in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, we moved to our new Philadelphia Main Line location in January 2004. Collectors are welcome to schedule appointments in our residential gallery in Paoli, just over half an hour from the city. We also invite you to visit our virtual gallery to preview paintings, sculptures, carvings, and drawings by more than seventy artists. In many cases, we have additional works available that are not published on these web pages. Please contact us with your questions.
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Old Tavern Museum
500 28th Ave Tuscaloosa AL - 205-758-2238
~4.20 miles from Taylorville city center
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THE OLD TAVERN500 28th Ave. The Old Tavern has been a fixture in downtown Tuscaloosa since the time of the capital era. Innkeeper William Dunton built the structure in 1827 three blocks from its current site as a tavern and hotel on the stagecoach route that passed through Tuscaloosa. One of the few remaining nineteenth-century inns in the state,the Old Tavern provides visitors with a rare glimpse of early Tuscaloosa commercial architecture. During its operation as a hostelry, it served as the temporary home and meeting place of legislators, Confederate soldiers, and countless people traveling to or through the city. At one time, it was even the temporary home of of Governor John Gayle (1831-1835). From 1882 to 1964, the structure was occupied as a private residence ...
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Downtown Tuscaloosa (Neighborhood)
~4.25 miles from Taylorville city center
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Us Marine Corps
225 University Blvd E Tuscaloosa AL - 205-758-0277
~4.29 miles from Taylorville city center
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The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States armed forces responsible for providing force projection from the sea, using the mobility of the United States Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. It is one of seven uniformed services of the United States. In the civilian leadership structure of the United States military, the Marine Corps is a component of the United States Department of the Navy, often working closely with U.S. naval forces for training, transportation, and logistic purposes; however, in the military leadership structure the Marine Corps is a separate branch.Captain Samuel Nicholas formed two battalions of Continental Marines on 10 November 1775 in Philadelphia as naval infantry. Since then, the mission of the Marine Corps has evo...
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Children's Hands On Museum
2213 University Blvd Tuscaloosa AL - 205-349-4235
~4.30 miles from Taylorville city center
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MissionThe Children’s Hands-On Museum is a dynamic learning experience that stimulates curiosity, creativity, and shared discovery in all ages.HistoryThe Children’s Hands-On Museum is a private, non-profit, community-based organization. The idea for CHOM began in 1984 with a group of children in the Tuscaloosa County Schools’ TARGET program. Their idea gained support from the community, and in 1986, CHOM opened on the University of Alabama campus. CHOM relocated to downtown Tuscaloosa in November 1988, and it reopened in January 1989. CHOM’s permanent exhibits were designed to stimulate children’s curiosity about their community and their place in it, and to involve children, parents, teachers, and others in participatory education. Early exhibits included a Choctaw Indian Vil...
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Alabama Museum of Natural History
~4.34 miles from Taylorville city center
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Alabama Museums Natural Hstry
Box 870340 Tuscaloosa AL - 205-348-7550
~4.85 miles from Taylorville city center
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The Alabama Museum of Natural History, located in Smith Hall, is one of the finest examples of Classical Revival architecture in the region.
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Us Army Rotc
Capstone Dr Tuscaloosa AL - 205-348-5917
~4.85 miles from Taylorville city center
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The United States Army is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for land-based military operations. It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven uniformed services. The modern Army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775, before the establishment of the United States, to meet the demands of the American Revolutionary War. Congress officially created the United States Army on 3 June 1784 after the end of the war to replace the disbanded Continental Army. The Army considers itself to be descended from the Continental Army and thus dates its inception from the origins of that force.The primary mission of the Army is to "provide necessary forces and capabilities ... in support of the National Secur...
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Kentuck Art Center and Museum
503 Main Ave Northport AL - 205-758-1257
~4.99 miles from Taylorville city center
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Visit the Kentuck Arts Center and Museum to see the finest arts and crafts created by an array of skilled local, regional and national artisans. Rotating exhibits and the extensive permanent collection provide for an excellent time no matter when you visit. At various times of the day, working artists showcase their skills live for audiences, and on the first Thursday of each month, Kentuck is the central starting point for Northport's monthly Art Night.
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Northport Heritage Museum
1991 Park St Northport AL - 205-345-9007
~5.33 miles from Taylorville city center
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Visit http://www.fhnonline.org/ for information.
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Downtown Northport (Neighborhood)
~6.34 miles from Taylorville city center
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Downtown Vance (Neighborhood)
~18.92 miles from Taylorville city center
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Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge
~28.88 miles from Taylorville city center
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The Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge is a 3,577 acre (14.4 km²) National Wildlife Refuge located in central Alabama, along the Cahaba River downstream from Birmingham, Alabama. The refuge was established on September 25, 2002. Additional purchases are under negotiation which will increase the size of the refuge to 7,300 acres (29.5 km²). The facility is unstaffed, but is administered by the Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge in Anniston, Alabama.The refuge extends from just north of the confluence of the Little Cahaba and Cahaba Rivers to the Piper Bridge in Bibb county, approximately five miles east of West Blocton, Alabama. Approximately 3.5 miles (6 km) of the Cahaba River flow through the refuge.
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~29.66 miles from Taylorville city center
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The Iron & Steel Museum of Alabama is a southeastern regional interpretive center on 19th century iron making featuring both belt driven machines of the 1800s and tools and products of the times. It focuses on the Roupes Valley Ironworks at Tannehill which operated nearby, first as a bloomery beginning in 1830 and later as an important battery of charcoal blast furnaces during the Civil War. The ironworks gave birth to the Birmingham Iron & Steel District.One of the best collections of Confederate ordnance can be found at the Tannehill museum including shells actually in the inventory of Maj. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest.Along with Tannehill artifacts that have survived, museum exhibits graphically demonstrate how iron was made during the Civil War when 13 different iron companies and...