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    Russell Cave

    National Monument Alabama

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May 10, 2014 - Not Yet Released
Archaeology Day at Russell Cave
Come out and learn about some of the sites and projects that have shaped our understanding of the regions prehistory.

April 14, 2014
Birds of Prey presented by Wings to SOAR
There's no better way to celebrate Mothers' day.

April 11, 2014
Wildflower Walk
All you nature enthusiasts come out on April 19th 11:00CST for a wildflower hike.

March 24, 2014
History Treks on Trails 800 Miles Trail of Tears National Historic Trail-Alabama
Imagine leaving your homeland, journeying across foreign landscapes, subsisting off salted pork, cornmeal, and whatever you can kill along the way, settling in a new and sometimes hostile place to start over. Thousands of people from the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Creek, Choctaw, and Seminole nations were pressured by the Federal government and citizens and politicians from southeastern states to do just that in the 1830s.


Did You Know?

Bone Tools Found at Russell Cave

Excavations at Russell Cave National Monument unearthed some of the best preserved bone tools in the Southeastern United States. Some of the uses of bone tools include fishhooks, sewing needles and jewelry.