Statue of Jesse Owens at the Jesse Owens Museum and Memorial Park in Danville, Alabama.

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Fans of sports history will love Danville, AL, home to the Jesse Owens Museum and Memorial Park. Highlights include a replica of the 1936 Olympic torch and a long-jump pit! The park also features ball fields, playgrounds, and pavilions. Take in the Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center, where you can see the largest platform mound from the Middle Woodland period in Alabama, and enjoy a spacious park with fishing and a cross-country trail.

Statue of Jesse Owens at the Jesse Owens Museum and Memorial Park in Danville, Alabama.

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Free Attractions in Sweet Home Alabama

From immersing yourself in the arts to diving into history, there are plenty of things to do in Sweet Home Alabama that won’t cost you a dime. Check out some of the state’s top free destinations:

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