Russell Cave National Monument


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Russell Cave National Monument:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

Russell Cave National Monument

Address:3729 County Rd 98
Bridgeport, AL 35740

Phone:256-495-2672
Fax:256-495-9220
Web: www.nps.gov/ruca/
Size: 310 acres.
Established: Proclaimed on May 11, 1961.
Location:8 miles west of Bridgeport, Alabama. From US 72, take CR 75 north 1 mile to CR 98, then CR 98 north 4 miles.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Guided cave tours, hiking, craft demonstrations.
Special Features:An almost continuous archeological record of human habitation from at least 6500 BC to about AD 1650 (Transitional Paleo to Mississippian cultural periods) is revealed in this cave.

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