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    Fort Rucker, AL Museums

    Dale County:

    The Block House in Newton, Alabama, was built by a part of the Confederate Army in 1814. It was the first public building to be built in what would become Dale County.

    The Claybank Church and Cemetery is one of few surviving log buildings in the state leftover from before the Civil War. It was built in 1852 and its cemetery contains soldiers from both sides of the war.

    The Civil War Reenactment brings to life the Battle of Newton at John Hutto Park every October.


    The US Army Aviation Museum at Fort Rucker has one of the world's largest museum collections of helicopters. Additionally, there are exhibits on the "Bravo Blues" 1st of the 9th Cavalry, Operation Desert Storm, a Vietnam Memorial, and a replica of the Wright brothers' Model B.

    The George Washington Carver Museum is dedicated to the historical contributions of African Americans, especially those of George Washington Carver and his world-famous 300 uses of the peanut.

    Wiregrass Museum of Art was started as a way to improve the town of Dothan in the 1980s and continues to do so through preserving and showcasing quality visual arts.

    The Landmark Park Agricultural Museum is Alabama's official state agricultural museum dedicated to the preservation and sharing of the "wiregrass region" history. It is a 100-acre park with nature trails, wildlife observation, a one-room schoolhouse, general store, and even a planetarium.

    The World's Smallest City Block is a tiny triangle of land complete with a stop sign, street signs, and a granite marker declaring it the world's smallest- and the Guinness Book of World Records agrees!