Fort Rucker Relocation - Downtown Enterprise AL History Walking Tour

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FORT RUCKER REAL ESTATE

 

  ENTERPRISE ALABAMA

DOWNTOWN WALKING HISTORY TOUR

(HISTORIC MARKERS)

PART ONE THE SHORT VERSION

Enterprise Alabama has alot of history to offer to the long time residents and newbies to the Wiregrass area.  Downtown Enterprise was the heart of the local business district during its foundation.  Many of the original buildings still stand while others are a picture part of someones memory.  Think there is nothing to do this Saturday afternoon!  Pack a lunch, gather the family and go enjoy a Walking History Tour of Downtown Enterprise.

BEGIN YOUR DOWNTOWN ENTERPRISE HISTORY TOUR

ENTERPRISE AL THE RAWLS1. START YOUR WALKING HISTORY TOUR AT THE RAWLS HOTEL BUILDING ON S. MAIN.

 ENTERPRISE AL DOWNTOWN MAIN

 

2. LEAVE THE RAWLS HOTEL BUILDING ON MAIN STREET AND TURN LEFT TOWARDS THE BOLL WEEVIL MONUMENT.

 

 

  

ENTERPRISE AL BOLL WEEVIL MONUMENT

3. VIEW THE BOLL WEEVIL MONUMENT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE INTERSECTION OF MAIN AND COLLEGE.

 

4. TURN LEFT ONTO WEST COLLEGE STREET

 

 

ENTERPRISE AL THE RAWLS HOTEL

 

 

 

 

5. TURN LEFT ONTO RAILROAD STREET. THE RAILROAD TRACKS WILL BE ON YOUR RIGHT SIDE. PROCEED TO THE ENTERPRISE DEPOT MUSEUM(THE ORIGINAL BOLL WEEVIL IS ON DISPLAY).  ON YOUR RIGHT YOU WILL SEE THE GARDEN PATIO ENTRANCE TO THE RAWLS HOTEL (SEE PICTURE TO LEFT). 

6. RETURN TO COLLEGE STREETTAKE A LEFT(WEST) ON COLLEGE UNTIL COLLEGE STREET ELEMENTARY.

7. CROSS THE ROAD AT COLLEGE STREET ELEMENTARYAND RETURN TO MAIN STREET GOING EAST ON COLLEGE (BACK TOWARDS- BOLL WEEVIL MONUMENT).

8.  AT MAIN STREET, TURN LEFT UNTO NORTH MAIN STREET

9.  CROSS STREET AT RAWLS HARDWAREAND RETURN TO MAIN AND COLLEGE.

ENTERPRISE AL DOWNTOWN MAIN STREE10. TURN LEFT ONTO EAST COLLEGE, PROCEED TO COFFEE COUNTY COURTHOUSE (TAKE A NOTE OF WEEVIL 101 - LOCAL RADIO STATION - BUILDING ON THE CORNER OF EAST COLLEGE AND MAIN STREET).  THIS IS A GREAT TIME FOR SOME HOMEMADE ICE CREAM FROM SMOOCHIES(ON YOUR RIGHT).

11.TURN RIGHT(South) ON S. EDWARDS.

12. TURN RIGHTONTO EAST GRUBBS STREET. 

13. ON THE CORNEROF E GRUBBS AND MAIN STREET VIEW THE FIRST METHODIST CHURCH OF ENTERPRISE. ENTERPRISE AL FIRST METHODIST CHRUCH

 

 

 

THIS CONCLUDES THE WALKING HISTORY TOURFOR DOWNTOWN ENTERPRISE, ALABAMA (PART ONE THE SHORT VERSION).  BELOW YOU WILL FIND A PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION AND A MAP FOR REFERENCE. IF YOU HAVE NOT EATEN I RECOMMEND VISITING JADA'SACROSS THE STREET NEXT TO THE RAWLS, OR HEAD SOUTH ON MAIN STREET TO CARLISLE HOUSEAT 401 S. MAIN STREET.

 

 

 

 

PRINTER FRIENDLY:

1. BEGIN YOUR WALKING HISTORY TOUR AT THE RAWLS HOTEL BUILDING ON S. MAIN.

2. LEAVE THE RAWLS HOTEL BUILDING ON MAIN STREET AND TURN LEFT TOWARDS BOLL WEEVIL MONUMENT.

3. THE BOLL WEEVIL MONUMENT HAS MADE THE MIDDLE OF THE INTERSECTION OF MAIN AND COLLEGE HOME SINCE 1911.

4. TURN LEFT ONTO WEST COLLEGE STREET.

5. TURN LEFT ONTO RAILROAD STREET. THE RAILROAD TRACKS WILL BE ON YOUR RIGHT SIDE. PROCEED TO THE DEPOT MUSEUM (THE ORIGINAL BOLL WEEVIL IS ON DISPLAY).  ON YOUR RIGHT YOU WILL SEE THE GARDEN PATIO ENTRANCE TO THE RAWLS HOTEL.  

6. RETURN TO COLLEGE STREET TURN LEFT(WEST) AND PROCEED TO COLLEGE STREET ELEMENTARY.

7. CROSS THE ROAD AT COLLEGE STREET ELEMENTARY AND RETURN TO MAIN STREET (TOWARDS THE BOLL WEEVIL MONUMENT).

8.  AT MAIN STREET, TURN LEFT ONTO NORTH MAIN STREET.

9. AT RAWLS HARDWARE CROSS THE STREET AND RETURN TO MAIN AND COLLEGE (TOWARDS THE BOLL WEEVIL MONUMENT).

10. TURN LEFT UNTO EAST COLLEGE (TAKE NOTE OF WEEVIL 101), GO TOWARDS THE COFFEE COUNTY COURTHOUSE. STOP IN SMOOCHIES HOMEMADE ICE CREAM SHOP (ON YOUR LEFT) FOR A SNACK.

11. TURN RIGHT ON S. EDWARDS.

12. TURN RIGHT ON EAST GRUBBS STREET.

13. TAKE NOTE OF THE FIRST METHODIST CHURCH ON THE CORNER OF S. MAIN ST AND E GRUBBS ST.

CARLISLE HOUSE AT 401 S. MAIN.

 

 

 

 Fort Rucker Online Relocation Packet - Things to do #1

 

 

 

 

Enterprise AL / Downtown Enterprise / Historic Enterprise

Coffee County Alabama

Alabama Historic Marker / National Registery of Historic Sites

Relocation Specialist / Military Relocation / Fort Rucker area

Online Relocation Packet / Relocation Packet

Michelle M Tucker - Realty World SHAP

Alabama Real Estate Licensed

 

Copyright 2008. All rights reserved. Fort Rucker Real Estate - Michelle Tucker

 

 

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