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    Russell Cave

    National Monument Alabama

Things To Do

 
Native American Hoop Dancer

Native American Hoop Dancer

Laura Bundy

Each year thousands of visitors discover the cultural and natural significance of Russell Cave. Some visitors spend their time exploring the great mysteries of the prehistoric Native Americans, while other visitors explore the 115 species of birds that live on Montague Mountain.Although Russell Cave is only 314 acres, its small size harbors big themes yet to mine



 

Did You Know?

Atlatal and Spear

The atlatl, a spear thrower, was used for hunting at Russell Cave National Monument. This tool multiplies the force and distance of the spear and acts as an arm extension. The archeological evidence at this site includes deer antler hooks, deer antler handles, and stone weights.