May 25, 2018

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama Historical Commission

OLD CAHAWBA RECEIVES NEW REGIONS BANK BICYCLES

For Immediate Release
May 25, 2018

 
Old Cahawba Receives New Regions Bank Bicycles

Old Cahawba, a historic property of the Alabama Historical Commission, received a delivery of six new Regions Bank bicycles.

Regions Bank, a loyal supporter of Old Cahawba, donated the famous “green bicycles,” which are available for visitors to use to explore the many trails throughout the site.  

The initial donation of bikes from Regions Bank was in 2012. In the past 6 years hundreds of people have taken advantage of the free bicycle program at Old Cahawba. This partnership has successfully served to promote recreation, tourism, and preservation within the Black Belt.

The next bike tour of Old Cahawba is coming up on Saturday, June 2 at 10:00am. Find out more here.

Directions to Old Cahawba: From downtown Selma, take Highway 22 (Dallas Avenue) west 8.6 miles. Cross over the Cahaba River and turn left onto County Road 9 and follow this 3.3 miles until it dead ends. Turn left onto County Road 2 and follow this 1.5 miles until you see the Visitor Center on the right. Visitor Center Address: 9518 Cahaba Road, Orrville, AL 36767.

For more information contact Linda Derry at cahawba@bellsouth.net or call the park at 334-872-8058.

Old Cahawba lies at the confluence of the Alabama and Cahaba Rivers, and from 1819 to 1826 it served as Alabama’s first capital. Today, the Alabama Historical Commission owns and operates this significant archaeological site.

Find Old Cahawba on Facebook or visit ahc.alabama.gov

Regions recently featured Old Cahawba as part of its Good Towns series. To learn more, please visit https://www.doingmoretoday.com/good-towns-selma-alabama/

About the Alabama Historical Commission
Located in historic downtown Montgomery at 468 S. Perry Street, the Alabama Historical Commission is the state historic preservation agency for Alabama. The agency was created by an act of the state legislature in 1966 with a mission to protect, preserve and interpret Alabama’s historic places. AHC works to accomplish its mission through two fields of endeavor: Preservation and promotion of state-owned historic sites as public attractions; and, statewide programs to assist people, groups, towns, and cities with local preservation activities. For a complete list of programs and properties owned and operated by the AHC, hours of operation, and admission fees please visit ahc.alabama.gov
 

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