Admirable Alabama

The Yellowhammer State’s history is surely rich. Do you want to learn more about it? Read this collection of interesting facts about Alabama!
Admirable Alabama
  • The state was named after a Southern Native American tribe. It was called Alibamu or Alibamo, according to scholars.
  • The state has not designated the official nickname. The most familiar nicknames for Alabama are the Yellowhammer state, the Heart of Dixie, and the Cotton state, but they’re not official.
  • The state once had wooden roads.

  • A skeleton of a prehistoric man was found in Russel cave, Alabama.
  • Huntsville, Alabama, is known as the rocket capital of the world.

  • The state was the first place to celebrate Mardi Gras.
  • The state’s official insect is the Monarch butterfly. 

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