MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Tourism Department says 25 towns across the state will be offering walking tours in April to show off their historic areas and courthouse squares.
A variety of community leaders will lead the free tours. The hour-long tours will start at 10 a.m. on April 7, 14, 21, and 28.
Towns participating in the program include Abbeville, Ashland, Athens, Atmore, Birmingham, Butler, Courtland, Cullman, Decatur, Enterprise, Eufaula, Fairhope, Gadsden, Hartselle, Huntsville, Madison, Monroeville, Montevallo, Montgomery, Prattville, Selma, Sylacauga, Tallassee, Tuscumbia and Wetumpka.
Tour coordinator Brian Jones of the Alabama Tourism Department said Alabama is the only state with statewide, simultaneous walking tours. He said the program began nine years ago and keeps growing each year.