Cleburne Welcome Center - 1985 - Abanathy, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 33° 40.169 W 085° 22.318
16S E 650932 N 3726698
Quick Description: The Welcome Center opened in 1985 along with Interstate 20
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 2/21/2017 5:58:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMV4BQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters
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Long Description:

County of building: Cleburne County
Location of building: I-20 WB Milemarker 1, east of Abernathy
Phone: (256) 748-4303

"As the first points of contact with more than 6 million visitors each year, our eight Alabama Welcome Centers greet travelers with true hospitality. The mission of Alabama Welcome Centers is to achieve a positive impression of Alabama by assisting and informing the traveling public in a knowledgable and courteous manner in order to enhance and extend their visit and increase the economic benefit to Alabama. Here are just a few of the free services our welcome centers provide:
  Brochure distribution
  On-site promotional opportunities for your area, attraction, accommodation or event
  Room reservation service for travelers
  Team members who will tour your attraction or destination to gain firsthand knowledge to pass on to visitors
For details on any Alabama Welcome Center, mouse over or click a number on the map below. Information includes email addresses as well as physical addresses and phone numbers." ~ Alabama Tourism Department

This rest area is also on the side of the De Soto Trail, the trail were Hernando de Soto traveled through Alabama with his 200 man army exploring the new land in 1549.

Year built or dedicated as indicated on the structure or plaque: 1985

Full Inscription (unless noted above):
STATE OF ALABAMA HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT WELCOME CENTER 1985 Geroge C. Wallace Governor Ray D. Bass Highway Dorector

Website (if available): [Web Link]

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