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Joe Wheeler State Park Getaway – March 2020

March 27 @ 3:00 pm - March 29 @ 3:00 pm

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  • Name of event: March Meeting by the Shore (of the Tennessee River)
  • Date(s) of event: Checkin 27 or 28 March, Depart Sun the 29th.
  • Location of event: Joe Wheeler State Park {Limestone County}
  • Address of event: 4401 McLean Drive, Rogersville, AL
  • Host(s): Phil & Karen Ager
  • Accommodations: Rooms in the Lodge are “Currently” in Phil Ager’s name; change to Your’s. Due to tornado damage, there is No Camping available at the park, but some campgrounds are in the area (not a complete list):
    • Colbert County Alloys Park, 180 Alloys Park Ln, Muscle Shoals, AL 256-577-9616
    • Heritage Acres RV Park, 1770 Neil Morris Rd, Tuscumbia, AL 256-383-7368
    • McFarland Park, Florence, AL 256-760-5977
    • Decatur/Wheeler Lake KOA, 44 County Rd 443, Hillsboro, AL 256-280-4390
  • Business meeting? No
  • Friday dinner location: Daniella’s Dining Room
  • Friday dinner: Beef & Prime Rib is the Friday special
  • Saturday morning breakfast? Daniella’s Dining Room
  • Saturday dinner location: Daniella’s Dining Room
  • Saturday Dinner: Seafood Buffet is their Sat regular special
  • If any rides are planned, list here: Nope
  • Suggested rides/places of interests: most are within 25 miles!
  1. Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area: AL Music Hall of Fame, 617 US 72 West, Tuscumbia, AL
  2. Hellen Keller Birthplace, called Ivy Green, 300 West North Commons, Tuscumbia, AL
  3. Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 3614 N Jackson Hwy, Sheffield, AL {keeper of the Nat’l Parks stamp}
  4. FAME Music Studio, 603 Avalon Dr, Muscle Shoals, AL
  5. W. C. Handy Home & Museum, 620 W College St, Florence, AL
  6. Florence Indian Mound Museum, 1028 S. Court St, Florence, AL
  7. Tennessee South Distillery, 50 miles to 1800 Abernathy Rd, Lynnville, TN        N35° 21.278′ W87° 00.905’
  8. Jack Daniel’s Distillery, 90 miles to 133 Lynchburg Hwy, Lynchburg, TN           N35° 17.062′ W86° 22.279’
  9. Pond Spring, Gen Wheeler Home/Museum, 12280 AL Hwy 20, Courtland, AL  N34° 39.153′ W87° 15.013’
  10. Oakville Indian Mounds Museum, 1219 County Road 187 Danville, AL  http://oakvilleindianmounds.com
  11. Alabama Veterans’ Museum, 100 Pryor Street, Athens, AL http://www.alabamaveteransmuseum.com
  12. Cook Museum of Natural Science, 133 4th Ave NE, Decatur, AL  https://www.cookmuseum.org
  13. Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, near Decatur, AL  https://www.fws.gov/refuge/wheeler/
  14. Shiloh National Military Park in MS & TN.  https://www.nps.gov/shil/index.htm
  15. Natchez Trace Scenic Parkway in AL, MS & TN  https://www.nps.gov/natr/index.htm

Details

Start:
March 27 @ 3:00 pm
End:
March 29 @ 3:00 pm

Venue

Joe Wheeler State Park
4401 McLean Drive
Rogersville, AL, 35652 United States
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Phone:
800-544-5639
Website:
https://www.alapark.com/parks/joe-wheeler-state-park

Organizer

Phil & Karen Ager
Phone:
301-503-7472
Email:
phil.ager@verizon.net