12280 AL Hwy 20, Hillsboro Alabama
256-637-8513 Fax 256-637-8513
The General Joe Wheeler home place, also called Pond Spring, is a fifty acre site that includes a ca. 1820 dog-trot log house, a ca. 1830 Federal style house, the ca. 1870 Victorian style Wheeler house, seven out-buildings, three cemeteries and a boxwood garden. The large collection of Wheeler family furnishings and artifacts chronicle the life and times of a fascinating family.
Other History nearby:
(Huntsville) Alabama Constitution Village
(Tuscumbia) Belle Mont
(Sacramento) BF Hastings Building
(Huntsville) Burritt Museum and Park
(Cullman) Cullman County Museum
(Charleston) Cultural Center-Charleston
05/15 Coming to The Hillsboro 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.
Panoply Arts Festival Huntsville AL April26-28 Each spring in the heart of the Rocket City the arts are in full bloom at the Panoply Arts Festival.
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Car Show Birmingham AL October11-13 Triumph Dealers of North America display,
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Merchandise Trailer featuring event TShirts, Pins, and Posters,
Official Barber Vintage Festival event merchandise,
Southern Vintage Fire Apparatus Association display, and
New Salem Mountain Festival Lookout Mountain GA October12-13 Exhibits will include pottery, paintings, furniture, wood turning, wood carving, stained glass, jewelry, candles, iron works, wreaths, baskets, chair caning, leather, luggage, purses, quilts, throws, soap, dog accessories, brooms, scarves, needlework, clothing and accessories, fabrics, chimes, vegetables, jellies, condiments and much more.
Kentuck Festival of the Arts Northport AL October19-20 Nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists,
270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you,
free hands-on art-making for children in Kentuck for Kids and throughout the park,
interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower,
live music and story-telling, food and fellowship.