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Gadsden Things to Do

  • Noccalula Falls Park

    Noccalula Falls Park is a 250-acre (101-ha) public park located in Gadsden, Alabama (USA).The falls are located on land once owned by R.A. Mitchell, who gave the site to the city of Gadsden, so that the area could be improved, and the public could enjoy the falls. R.A. Mitchell Elementary School, named in his honor, is located across the street...

  • nichols memorial library

    the nichols memorial library is named after howard gardner nicholas who in 1894 planed a mill village in gadsden. today the library is home to the alabama genealogical society.

  • broad street

    broad street runs through the heart of downtown gadsden. broad street is lined with historic buildings, shops, restaurants. bars, and a couple of museums. a very worth while street to visit when in gadsden.


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Gadsden Restaurants

  • bar-b-q

    merrill's is a very good take out bar-b-q joint in downtown gadsden. nothing fancy here just good inexpensive alabama style bar-b-q. they offer a covered patio with picnic tables if you want to eat on premises. a great place for a quick lunch when in gadsden.

  • Touch of the Old World

    Not just a coffeehouse; Jitttters is a gourmet restaurant with a European ambience. Owners treat you as family in a setting of rich antiques. Wonderful, healthy food. Great coffee as implied by the name. Go ahead; get the caffeine. You only live once. Very reasonable prices, too. Grilled Chicken Salad on a bed of European greens served with...

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Gadsden Nightlife

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    by doug48 Written Sep 14, 2009

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    the downtown tavern is a nice friendly local pub on broad street. good beer selection and a nice atmosphere. they offer live entertainment at night. a great place to have a after work beer.

    Dress Code: casual.

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Gadsden Shopping

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    by cjg1 Written Apr 27, 2006

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    Believe it or not this is the extent of shopping in this town. They do have a mall as well but most everything you need is here cheaper.

    Oh the memories.... (picture sleeping on top of CTG if you wondering...)

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Gadsden Off The Beaten Path

  • cornwall furnace

    the cornwall furnace was built by the noble brothers to provide iron products to the confederacy during the civil war. the pig iron ingots produced at the furnace were sent to the noble brothers foundry in nearby rome georgia for manufacture of war materials. the furnace was taken out of production by union troops in 1864. the cornwall furnace is...

  • site of the surrender of abel streight

    pictured is a monument to the surrender site of union colonel abel streight to confederate general nathan bedford forrest on may 2 nd 1864. this confederate victory spared the town of rome georgia from union attack.from gadsden take US 411 north to centre alabama then Al 9 to cedar bluff. the surrender site is on Al 9 just east of downtown cedar...

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