Wetumpka: Land of Rumbling Waters
Nestled in the heart of Elmore County and wrapped in the flowing waters of the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers, Wetumpka holds many treasures often overlooked by visitors and passersby.
Explore the depths of the ocean, the farthest reaches of space, and everywhere in-between at the many science centers and museums in Alabama. The discoveries made by some of the most brilliant minds in our country’s history are on display, exciting those of us with a passion for science as well as inspiring the great minds of our future.
Mention the name Bankhead and many would undoubtedly think of Tallulah Bankhead of Hollywood and Broadway fame. But before the screen and stage star was born in Huntsville, Alabama in 1902, her grandfather John Hollis Bankhead of Jasper was making a name for himself.