Home » Articles tagged ‘Birmingham

Birmingham’s Aston Hall and Other Sites of Interest

April 4, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Travel Tips

One of the prominent attractions in the city of Birmingham, England is historic Aston Hall, a Jacobean-style residence dating back to the early 1600’s which is now owned and operated by the city as a museum space and cultural centre. The mansion was built in the first half of the 17th century, and was designed …

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

March 21, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Destination Tips

While the south and Birmingham in particular may be more well known for the racial conflict and civil rights movement of the 30’s through the 60’s, the city also has a much more pleasant legacy embedded in its history. That legacy is the development and embrace of the Jazz movement. And the Alabama Jazz hall …

Aviation Museum in Birmingham

March 21, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Planning

While Birmingham is known for a lot of things, very few people know that the city hosts one of the most interesting flight museums in the entire country. This one in particular has in its collection, in addition to over 70 different types of flying machines of war; a set of hand crafted and highly …