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Muscle Shoals Sights and Landmarks Guide, Alabama

Alabama must be proud to have Muscle Shoals as one of its cities. Not only will you see how people give tribute to their cultural and historical beginnings. You also have the chance to take a glimpse at how they preserve the beauty of nature. With a list of Muscle Shoals Sights, you will definitely be captivated the way you find pleasure in those attractions found in Nashville Sights and Montgomery Sights.

Muscle Shoals Sights – Historical and Entertainment Edifices

Muscle Shoals has a list of edifices worth gazing and exploring. If you want to be taken back in time, look at the following museums and entertainment structures in the city.

W.C. Handy Home. This is the house of W.C. Handy who is regarded as the Father of Blues in Shoals. This home was already refurbished and transformed into a museum housing a number of his fundamental musical gadgets and copies of his numerous compositions.

Tennessee Valley Arts Center. This is the site where you can find the eternal display of indigenous painting. During each month of August, this center exhibits collected multimedia of native Muscle Shoals artists.

Fame Recording Studios. These recording studios were regarded as a profitable recording studio instituted in 1959. The recording studio is famous for making music such as Southern Rock, Southern Soul, and Country Soul. All of the music is an equally exciting combination of popular music which later became identified as Muscle Shoals Sound.

The studio had already employed many well-known singers like Aretha Franklin, Tom Jones, and some of the top country music groups. The present renowned singers that Fame Recording studio is working with are James LeBlanc, Jimmy Hughes and Jason Isbell. The studio had already recorded, published and sold more than 300 million songs all over the world.

Muscle Shoals Sights – Parks, Farms and Cemeteries

Muscle Shoals is also known for wildlife preservation and love for the environment. Numerous attractions are seen in parks, farms and all forms of greeneries in the place.

Shiloh National Military Park. This is the location of one of the widest struggles of the Civil War. It is loaded with accounts of the past and it has a collection of various works of art.

Coon Dog Cemetery. This is the burial place of more than two hundred of the world’s most renowned coon dogs. In fact, this is the only coon dog cemetery you will find around the world.

Jack-O-Lantern Farm. The market of Jack-O-Lantern Farm is situated at the greenhouses of the TVA Reservation in Muscle Shoals. It is open for tourists through the year. However, the farmers market is only available every Thursday and Saturday. The farm presents hydroponically developed and naturally certified fruits and vegetables. The locally supplied food produced of Shoals can be acquired at Shoals Culinary Center. Some of the locally produced food includes homemade sourdough bread, jams, jellies and other baked products.

A trip to Muscle Shoals is indeed worth all the money you will spend. Take time to explore all these wonderful attractions and you will surely be glad that you have taken time out to visit Muscle Shoals Sights.

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