River Heritage


In 1838 seven members of the Union Baptist Church met to form the Unity Baptist Church, the forerunner of First Baptist Church. Daniel Pratt deeded a lot south of Autauga Creek to the Unity Baptist Church in 1840.
First Presbyterian Church was organized in 1846 with thirteen chartering members. Four years later the first church was dedicated. This was a one-room frame structure located near the cotton gin factory on the south side of Autauga Creek.
The First United Methodist Church was founded in 1843. Daniel Pratt provided and equipped a room above a store for these first meetings and later donated land and money for a larger and more elaborate church building.
Episcopal Services were held in Prattville as early as the late 1840's, but the congregation formally organized in 1859 as Saint Mark's Episcopal mission and was admitted to the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama in 1877.
The history of Ward Chapel goes back to the days of slavery, when its members were connected to the Methodist Church in Prattville. The first sanctuary, in 1843, was located south of Autauga Creek, across from the end of Chestnut Street.
Line railroad built the Enterprise Train Depot in 1903. Its steam locomotives become the city's gateway to adventure. Its tracks moved progress and industrial opportunity.
Admission: donation
Recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records, this land triangle features a stop sign, yield sign and street signs. Drive by.
Settled in 1835, they named it Enon, where John the Baptist baptized the people of Enon, who agreed to its community's namesake out of gratitude for their good, health giving, and clear water their village depended on for their very survival.
The Armory Learning Arts Center offers a variety of art-related classes including visual art, voice and photography. In addition, the Armory is “home” to the Arts Council of Montgomery, Alabama Dance Theatre, and the nationally recognized Armory Gymnastics.
There is a new face that welcomes visitors to The MOOseum.
Welcome aboard the "Phoenix." The Phoenix is a 50 passenger enclosed vessel with large panoramic windows to ensure great viewing. It's heated for cool weather and is USCG inspected.
The mission of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts is to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret art of the highest quality for the enrichment, enlightenment, and enjoyment of its public.
Directions: Fort Toulouse/Jackson State Historic Site is located off Highway 231 in Wetumpka, Alabama, slightly north of Montgomery, and east of I-65. Directions from I-65 (e.g., Birmingham, Mobile):
Admission: $2.00/Adults; $1.00/Students
Accepted: MasterCard, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, Visa
Visit the Alabama Department of Archives and History and let the kids explore Grandma's Attic. This hands-on gallery is not only eduactional, but it's FUN! Kids can play dress up, explore discovery boxes or just discover the attic's colection.
Montgomery's Garrett Coliseum hosts a number of events from the Alabama National Fair to the All Bread Cattle Show. Please check out their website for a complete list of activities.
Ice skate year-round in a climate-controlled enclosed rink inside Eastdale Mall, Alabama’s only ice rink in a mall. Admission Charge.
The KBC is a not-for-profit organization established in 2004 by Dr. H.B. Bartlett, DVM. Dr.