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Elkmont in Limestone County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Visitors Center

 
 
Visitors Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 22, 2018
1. Visitors Center Marker
Inscription.  While traveling through Alabama, we invite you to Visit the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of U.S. Space Camp and Aviation Challenge, The journey through the U.S. Space and Rocket Center will lead you from the beginning of rocketry to today's Space Launch System, the space shuttle's replacement, and beyond. The museum's collections include the original Mercury and Gemini capsule trainers, the Apollo 16 spacecraft that carried astronauts to and from the moon, and one of only three remaining Saturn V rockets in the world. The U.S. Space and Rocket Center boasts one of the greatest collections of rockets and space memorabilia in the world with interactive hands-on exhibits, public bus tours of Marshall Space Flight Center, space simulators, and an IMAX theater. The center will provide a day of first-class fun in a great educational environment that can be enjoyed by all ages.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space.
 
Location. 34° 57.267′ N, 86° 53.517′ W. Marker is in Elkmont, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker
Visitors Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 22, 2018
2. Visitors Center Marker
is on I-65 S, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the grounds of the Alabama Welcome Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkmont AL 35620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alabama's Role (here, next to this marker); Saturn IB Launce Vehicle (here, next to this marker); Legacy (here, next to this marker); The Saturn Legacy (a few steps from this marker); Alabama Combat Infantrymen Monument (a few steps from this marker); Hernando De Soto in Alabama (a few steps from this marker); The De Soto Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Perspective (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkmont.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 21, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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