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Specialty Museum
Paul W. Bryant Museum , Tuscaloosa
The Edmund Pettus Bridge carries U.S. Route 80 Business (US 80 Bus.) across the Alabama River in Selma, Alabama. Built in 1940, it is named a
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Specialty Museum
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. in Tuscaloosa, Alabama is the only Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicle production facility in the USA. MBU
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You will be touring with the direct lineage of F. D. Reese! Will be able to enter the home of the late F.D. Reese who invited Dr. Martin Luther King to Selma and lead the 1st ever World's Teacher's March. You will also be able to view original artifacts from the F.D. Reese Archives.
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Farmers Market
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Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). Located on the Black Warrior River at the Atlantic Seaboard fall line of the Piedmont, it is the fifth-largest city in Alabama, with an estimated population of 99,543 in 2016.Incorporated as a town on December 13, 1819, it was named after Tuskaloosa, the chieftain of a Muskogean-speaking people who battled and was defeated by forces of Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto in 1540 in the Battle of Mabila. It served as Alabama's capital city from 1826 to 1846.Tuscaloosa is the regional center of industry, commerce, healthcare, and education for the area of west-central Alabama known as West Alabama. It is the principal city of the Tuscaloosa Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Tuscaloosa, Hale and Pickens counties and has an estimated metro population in 2013 of 235,628. Tuscaloosa is also the home of The University of Alabama, Stillman College and Shelton State Community College. While the city attracted international attention when Mercedes-Benz announced it would build its first automotive assembly plant in North America in Tuscaloosa County, the University of Alabama remains the dominant economic and cultural engine in the city. Use our United States travel itinerary planner to arrange the details of your trip to Tuscaloosa and other destinations.

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