In the early days of Birmingham's steel industry, industrial titan Rick Woodward built a state of the art ballpark in the shadows of the Birmingham steel mills.
Just around the corner from the famous Kelly Ingram Park is a motel full of civil rights history.
Dreamland Barbeque has come a long way since it opened as a hillside cafe in Tuscaloosa in the late 1950's, and if it wasn't for a dream, Dreamland could have been a final resting place.
The remains of what was thought to be the last known ship to bring slaves from Africa to America were discovered in the Mobile Delta.
Jesse Owens's accomplishments were monumental in the 20th Century, but the impact that this Alabama native had on the sporting world is still felt today, decades after his death.
An enslaved man who passed in 1798, was used not only in life but in death by the surgeon who owned him.
About six miles north of the bustling city of Orlando is a tiny town steeped in history.
Thousands of escaped slaves poured into Fort Monroe, which became known as "Freedom's Fort" and is even referred to as the "Ellis Island for African-Americans."