Tuskegee Travel Guide

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Tuskegee Things to Do

  • confederate memorial

    the macon county confederate civil war memorial is located on courthouse square in downtown tuskegee. this memorial has a standing solder motif which is common in the south.

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  • moton field

    moton field was built in 1940 and is named after robert moton the second president of the tuskegee institute. moton field is nationally famous for being the home to the tuskegee airmen. at moton field there is a small museum about the tuskegee airmen and a park that over looks the field. for those interested in african american history moton field...

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  • the oaks

    the oaks was the home of booker t. washington (1856-1915) the first president of the tuskegee normal school. today the oaks is a national historic landmark and is open to the public. a very interesting place to visit for those interested in african-american history.

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  • tuskegee university

    most visitors come to tuskegee to visit tuskegee university and the tuskegee institute national historic site. on campus is the "oaks" the former home of booker t. washington and the george washington carver museum.

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  • grey columns

    grey columns is a beautiful italiante plantation house built for william varner in 1857. in 1889 the varner plantation and mansion was bought by the trustees of the tuskegee normal college for their campus. today grey columns is the tuskegee university president's home.

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  • tuskegee heritage museum

    the tuskegee heritage museum is a good first stop when visiting tuskegee. this small museum has exhibits on george washington carver, booker t. washington, tuskegee airmen, and some creek native american artifacts. at the museum you can ge information and directions to the historic attractions of tuskegee.

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  • Tuskegee Institute NHS The Oaks

    The Oaks is the magnificent home of Booker T. Washington one of the founders of the Tuskegee Institute. Washington was instrumental in the formation of the school and raised most of the funds for the buildings and the running of the school. Hours are 9 AM to 4:30 PM except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Admission is free. To schedule...

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  • Tuskegee Institute NHS Carver Museum

    The George Washington Carver Museum is housed in what was originally the laundry facility for the university. In 1938 it became a museum to house the artifacts, art and historic memoranilia owned by Carver. Today it houses a variety of materials relating to the school and its founders, benefactors, and students. Hours are 9 AM to 4:30 PM except...

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  • Tuskegee Institute NHS General

    Another important piece of American History is commemorated by the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site located inside the town limits. This place of higher learning was started in 1881 by a former slave and a former slave owner and was dedicated to the education of the freed slaves. Today it is still dedicated to the furtherance of the...

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  • Tuskegee Airmen NHS Hangars and Museums

    The main museum for the site is located in Hangar #1. There are other hangars and some aircraft to see too.

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  • Tuskegee Airmen NHS Visitors Center

    Your first stop at the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site should be the Visitors Center. Here you can get a park brochure and information on how to best enjoy the site. The site is located on the outskirts of town. During World War II this location served as the site for an "experiment" to train African Americans as military pilots. Many of the...

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  • Lake Tuskegee

    Lake Tuskegee is a city-owned recreational area with playgrounds, picnic areas, and some 92 acres of water providing fishing, sailing, and water skiing. It is located within the city limits and is convenient to the downtown area.

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  • Tuskegee Historic District

    Most of the Tuskegee Historic District, other than the National Historic Sites, is located around Tuskegee Park.

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  • Tuskegee Heritage Museum

    The Tuskegee Heritage Museum is centrally located in downtown Tuskegee across the street from Tuskegee Park and a block or two from the court house. The museum has a decent collection of artifacts from the Creek Indians, and items relating to the Tuskegee Airmen, Tuskegee Institute and other historical items about the area, like an 1850s farm...

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  • Tuskegee Park

    Across from the court house is Tuskegee Park. Tuskegee Park is nicely landscaped and has a Confederate Memorial.

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Tuskegee Restaurants

  • Healthy Food and Great Herbal Tea

    Tiger Pause is a coffehouse located in one of the buildings comprising the Tuskegee Historic District. They serve a wide variety of coffees, teas, smoothies, ice cream and light food. The food includes turkey chili, turkey sandwiches and home made soups. Unlike some places they have heard about the ongoing cholesterol problem and the items they...

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  • Adequate Chinese Food

    This place appears to specialize in food to go. Decor is minimal. The portions were very large but the food was only average. I had the Garlic Chicken which was abundant with vegetables but more limited with the chicken.

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