One of several abandoned mines you will encounter
at Red Mountain in Birmingham.
Hiking through History Alabama
"Hiking Through History"
Whether you're a curious tourist or a local history buff, this guidebook contains all the tools you'll need to explore the Heart of Dixie's history. From ruins to battlefields, each of the 40 featured hikes comes with helpful maps and directions, as well as a carefully researched impression of the trail, and a comprehensive guide to the area's natural and human history.
"Hiking through History Alabama" is also packed with interesting historical tidbits and trivia.