HISTORICAL ATTRACTIONS

Lee County Courthouse

215 S. 9th St
Opelika, AL 36801

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This working courthouse located in Historic Downtown Opelika across from Courthouse Square is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The renovated structure was built in 1896 in the neoclassical revival style.

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Opelika Northside Historic District

Bounded by 7th Avenue, 3rd Street, 2nd Avenue, and
Opelika, AL 36801

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This Opelika neighborhood features turn-of-the-century homes restored to their original grandeur. Home of the Victorian Front Porch Christmas tour. Driving and walking tours for groups available through the Tourism Bureau.

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Civil War Digital Tour

Auburn University
Auburn, AL

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Take a walk through history and learn about Auburn's role in the Civil War and its aftermath. This tour will take you on the traditional Memorial Day circuit that hundreds of Auburn students and residents once walked in commemoration of those who gave their lives in the American Civil War.

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Opelika Train Depot

1032 S. Railroad Ave
Opelika, AL 36801

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Open 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. Built about 1920 and recently restored to its original style. Houses the offices of the East Alabama Arts Association and Opelika Mainstreet.

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Pebble Hill

101 Debardelaben St
Auburn, AL 36830

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Built in 1847, Pebble Hill was once the home of Colonel Nathaniel J. Scott. Today, it is home of the Auburn University Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, which hosts periodic programs on art, history, literature and more.

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Tiger Trail of Auburn

College St & W. Magnolia Ave
Auburn, AL 36830

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Every year since 1994 the Auburn Chamber and the Auburn University Athletic Department have joined together with the Auburn community to honor outstanding athletes, coaches and administrators who have distinguished themselves during their time in Auburn. The Tiger Trial of Auburn began as a vision of the late Ken Brown, a leader in the Auburn Community. Each honoree is a source of pride to the Aub

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Toomer's Corner

100 N College Street
Auburn, AL 36830

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The main intersection of Auburn and Auburn University where Auburn fans and friends gather to celebrate everything from athletic victories to the new year. Look for the orange tiger paw painted in front of Toomer's Drugs.

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Whitfield-Searcy House

601 Ave A
Auburn, AL 36830

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Open Mon-Fri 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Queen Anne Victorian home built in 1895 now serves as the Opelika Chamber of Commerce. Ask about the ghost who lives upstairs!

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Loachapoka Historic District

AL Hwy 14 W.
Loachapoka, AL

Historic homes and the Lee County Historical Society Museum are located in the district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Home of the annual Syrup Sopping Day every October.

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MUSEUMS

Jule Collins Smith Museum, Auburn University

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University is one of Alabama’s leading art museums, with a growing collection of approximately 2,000 works of art ranging from traditional to contemporary.

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Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center

222 E. Drake Ave
Auburn, AL 36830

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Constructed to better serve the artistic needs of the Auburn- Opelika area and provide residents and visitors with access to an outstanding, active schedule of exhibitions and more!

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Museum of East Alabama

121 S. Ninth St
Opelika, AL 36801

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Adjacent to the Lee County Courthouse square, the museum now houses over 5,000 artifacts Located in the heart of Opelika’s downtown historic district on the old Clement hotel site, the Museum of East Alabama first opened its doors in August 1989. The museum now houses over 5,000 artifacts including both 19th- and 20th-century local, state

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PERFORMING ARTS

Telfair Peet Theatre

Samford Ave
Auburn, AL 36830

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From classical to modern productions, Telfair Peet Theatre offers exceptional performances year-round, including five productions September through May, summer dinner theatres, and the annual autumn haunting of the theatre.

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Auburn Area Community Theater

222 East Drake Avenue
Auburn, AL 36830

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A group of more than 30 actors, artists, and crew dedicated to quality, entertaining, and thought-provoking theater to East Central Alabama. Three to four productions per year, including one children's production.

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EAST ALABAMA ARTS CENTER

1032 Railroad Ave
Opelika, AL 36801

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A kaleidoscope of national and international performing arts events including major Broadway tours, symphony orchestras, opera companies, entertainers, jazz greats, and more! Late fall through spring of each year. Past performances include Gypsy, The Producers, An Evening with Garrison Keillor, and the world-renowned African Children's Choir.

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Lee County Historical Society Museum

6500 Stage Road
Loachapoka, AL

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Open Saturdays March-October, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment. Almost everything in the museum has been donated by local community members throughout history. As the oldest commercial building in Lee County and the site of the annual Lee County Historical Fair it attracts more than 10,000 people to the area in October of every year.

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