At one time a stagecoach stop, tavern, and inn, Pope's Tavern is one of the oldest structures in Florence. It was used as a hospital for both Union and Confederate wounded during the Civil War. The museum houses artifacts and beautiful antiques from the 18th and 19th centuries, Civil War artifacts and items of local history. It is located at 203 Hermitage Drive and within blocks of the beautiful downtown area and the campus of the University of North Alabama. For more information, call 256.760.6439
Latitude: 34.805065 Longitude: -87.677046 Elevation: 585 ft
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I love traveling around America and seeing the beauty and history of our country.
Mentone Inn B & B. The hospitality of this small mountain town is great. The innkeeper is so nice and the inn is within walking distance of the Wildflower Cafe for dinner. Historic Inn only a short drive from two beautiful waterfalls and numerous overlooks. Oh! Not to mention the superb breakfast you will be served.
Following a back road or highway instead of the interstate.This will allow you to see so much of an area that you would not normally see otherwise.
Seasons OpenOpen year-round
Hours OpenTuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fees$5/adults and $2/students
Christi Britten - Florence Department of Arts and Museums
217 E. Tuscaloosa Street
Florence, AL 35630 US