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Crooked Creek Civil War Museum

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Charming little place that is packed with history!

Great hands-on museum with lots of great picture opportunities!! Our tour took between 1 to 1 1/2... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Brenda F
Brighton, Michigan
Great stop!

I'm so glad I stopped at this museum. Mr. Wise gave me a tour and was very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Wendy W
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8 Aug 2018
“Charming little place that is packed with history!”
5 Aug 2018
“Great stop!”
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516 County Road 1127, Vinemont, AL 35179-8893
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Great hands-on museum with lots of great picture opportunities!! Our tour took between 1 to 1 1/2 hours. The owner/tour guide was very welcoming and friendly. We enjoyed his many little amusing stories and found them to be very educational as well. In addition to...More

1  Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I'm so glad I stopped at this museum. Mr. Wise gave me a tour and was very friendly and knowledgeable. He also gave me the background story about acquiring the property without knowing that it was the site of a Civil War battle. It was...More

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We went for a ghost investigation and several team members have returned a couple of times since. The cabin for rent was very nice, with everything you could need. The owner is super nice and very accommodating.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I was with a group of 14 amateur historians riding the entire Streight-Forrest Civil War trail and we stopped here. It us a terrific little museum and I could honestly have spent more time here. Mr. Wise, the owner, has amassed a wonderful collection of...More

Thank Anthony-Mary C
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit. The owner, Mr Wise, is very friendly and knowledgeable. The site is well preserve. The museum is nicely done. There are shaded picnic tables available. The site is remote but easy to find with a GPS.

Thank esprouls47
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My husband and I were visiting a covered bridge in the area and saw the signs for the museum. The museum is out in the country side. Very easy to find by reading the signs. Excellent tour guide Fred. He's the owner of the museum...More

Thank bamamargo
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful visit to an out of the way location in Cullman County. The owner purchased the property only to discover that it was the site of a Civil War skirmish between Straight and Forrest. I have always noticed signs depicting the Forrest Straight Trail and...More

Thank dn35077
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We REALLY enjoyed our visit to Crooked Creek Civil War Museum. We were met by Fred when we arrived and we had an entertaining, interesting visit. Fred accompanied us throughout the museum explaining everything and answering all our questions. He even let us hold his...More

Thank pcwells
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We had heard of this place from friends who ultimately hauled us over there and I am so glad they did. How Fred Wise (the owner, with a civil war collection already) stumbled upon this gem of land can only be described as divine intervention....More

Thank cynical13
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We were met by Fred and his 2 lovely yard dogs as we parked up. Fred gave us a tour of his museum, what a great experience with a very knowledgable man. he had lots of hands on exibits and even took photos of us...More

Thank Georgina J
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