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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Monroeville, AL
Event Name: Literary Capital of Alabama
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 112215 2019/Y1522
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10km - 2A
Description: Daily-Dawn to Dusk. The trail tours the town where Harper Lee lived and wrote the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" and where Truman Capote spent his teenage years. See the Court House, jail and other buildings which were an inspiration to Harper Lee and were used in the book and movie. Enjoy the delightful wall murals along the route. Tour the cemetery where the Lees and relatives of Capote are buried. Walk through quiet, peaceful neighborhoods and along a pleasant lake and park.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Little Free Libraries, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times:
Location: City of Monroeville Police Station
Start Point / Driving Directions: 57 S Mt Pleasant. I-65, exit 93 W to Monroeville on US 84. Approx 20 miles, at intersection with AL 21, turn right on AL 21. Follow AL 21 to town (do not take by-pass) to Hines. Left on Hines, then right on Mt Pleasant.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: PPSF
Host Club: Capital City Wanderers
Contact: Diane McFarland (334) -45-4584
Website: www.capitalcitywanderers.homestead.com
E-Mail Contact: often51@earthlink.net