"In the Midst of a Nice area to Visit" Fort Payne by BruceDunning

Fort Payne Travel Guide: 44 reviews and 160 photos

Fort Frederica-St. Simons

Not much left of the fort, but a small museum memorializes the purpose way back when. Olgethorp who also "found" Savannah built this fort in 1736 to establish claim to the area, being disputed be British and Spain, who controlled Florida then.

Beach Activity

Peaceful beaches compared to other spots along the East coast. Brunswick Georgia is close by and can frequent to eat and see those sites.

Sydney Lanier Bridge

The connection to the mainland is this bridge, that spans 1.7 miles. It is the tallest cable anchored bridge in Georgia which got completed in 2003. It is 7,780 feet long and 486 feet tall. Named after a famous politician of Georgia

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The town is a short drive in a valley and basic services
  • Cons:Not much to do-but have Alabama band museum is all
  • In a nutshell:Drive through once to see it-then move on
  • Last visit to Fort Payne: May 2011
  • Intro Updated Jul 16, 2011
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  • doug48's Profile Photo
    Jun 13, 2011 at 7:27 PM

    bruce, great pic of little river falls. when i was last there during a drought it was just a trickle. nice to see another page on this beautiful part of alabama

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2010 at 8:42 PM

    The state park looks wonderful. The falls are really beautiful. Nice page Bruce!


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