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The City of Jackson, Alabama was founded in 1816 and is named after President Andrew Jackson. Former names for the city include Pine Level and Republicville. And while Jackson’s rich heritage and small-town charm have been preserved, the city has also …

Fred T. Stimpson Wildlife Sanctuary

Approximately 12 miles south of Jackson on County Road 15, the Fred T. Stimpson Wildlife Sanctuary boasts 5,500 acres full of protected wildlife. Roughly 275 to 300 deer are protected at all times, as well as a large wild turkey population. The Sanctua …

The Old Lock 1 Park

The Old Lock 1 Park is located at the remains of Old Lock 1 on the Tombigbee River between Jackson and Coffeeville. This park lies in a grove of large pecan trees. Major improvements at the park site from 1999‚Äì2004 include a picnic pavilion, restroom …

Kimbell House

This was the home of Isham Kimbell, the only family member to survive the Kimbell-James Massacre which occurred in Clarke County near Whatley, AL in 1813 during the Creek Indian War. Kimbell served as a sheriff of Clarke County and later Circuit Court …

Lustron Enameled Steel Homes

Lustron houses are prefabricated enameled steel houses developed in response to the shortage of houses for GI’s returning from World War II. These homes contained enamel-coated steel panels on the inside and out, as well as steel framing. According to …

H.W. Pearce, Jr. Memorial Park

H.W. Pearce, Jr. Memorial Park features a large Community Center that can be reserved by residents for private parties or community events. It can accommodate 300 guests for weddings, receptions, reunions, etc. The Pearce pool is one of the largest in- …

Loranz-McCrary House

This beautiful home, built in 1900, is one of Jackson’s most outstanding examples of Queen Anne style architecture. It is located in the Jackson Historic District listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This building is now home to the Jack …