Museum Of East Alabama

Museum Of East Alabama

The Museum of East Alabama focuses on the diverse and intriguing history of the region from Indian times through the destructive period of the Civil War and ultimately to the area’s role in WWII. Some notable items in the collection are Opelika POW Camp artifacts, Indian artifacts, Roanoke Dolls, and Civil War Artifacts. The Museum features exhibits on local historic sites, such as the Covered Bridge and the Pepperell Mill Post Office, as well as on particular sets of artifacts, such as antique bottles, pine needle basketry, and bubble glass. This extensive collection allows visitors to learn about East Alabama’s monumental political history as well as the ways in which inhabitants lived their day to day lives.