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Jesse Owens Memorial Park & Museum

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This park is a memorial to Olympian Jesse Owens and features a statue, visitor center, softball field, basketball court, walking trail and picnic pavilions. Replicas of Owens' home and the 1936 Olympic torch are highlighted. The museum includes a theatre area, timeline of Owens life, running gallery, humanitarian gallery, video interactives, gift shop and the Decatur Daily Resource Center.

Location: County Road 203, Oakville Alabama Telephone 256-974-2464 Fax 256-974-2505

Other Sports and Sporting Events nearby:
(Birmingham) Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Museum
(Birmingham) Alabama Training Institute & Pistol Range
(Leeds) Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
(Birmingham) Birmingham Canoe Club
(Birmingham) Birmingham Race Course
(Birmingham) Hot and Hot Fish Club

11/20 Coming to The Oakville area
Mountain Brook Spring Art Show Mountain Brook AL April20 Up to one hundred local member artists will display original artwork for sale in an outdoor setting in quaint Mountain Brook near Crestline Village. Artwork available will range in size from minis to extra large canvases and all price ranges. Jazz band will be featured and food will be available at field.
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Alabama Shakespeare Festival Montgomery AL March8-June19 The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, created in Alabama, is currently the 5th largest in the world, attracting more than 300,000 visitors annually from all 50 states and over 60 foreign countries.
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