Discover the history of Morgan County at the area’s many historic locations!

A Walking Tour of Historic Decatur

The Old Decatur and New Albany Historic Districts, located near downtown off the southern bank of the Tennessee River, boasts the largest concentration of Victorian-era cottages and bungalows in Alabama.

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Civil War Walking Tour

The Civil War Walking Tour is located in the Old Decatur and New Albany Historic Districts, just off the southern bank of the Tennessee River near downtown Decatur.

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Scottsboro Boys Trial

The Scottsboro Boys trials of the 1930’s, most of which took place in Decatur, Alabama, rank among the most significant cases in American legal history.

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Tommy Lee Hines Trial

Tommy Lee Hines, a 25 year old black man with an IQ of 35 and the mental capacity of a six year old was arrested for loitering. Within minutes, he was accused of raping three white women and robbing one of them. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), a Civil Rights organization sent representatives to Decatur, Alabama.

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Trail of Tears Walking Tour

The Trail of Tears Walking Tour Brochure takes visitors on a walking tour of the forced removal of Native American tribes from tribal lands as they passed through Decatur, Alabama.

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