Moundville http://apr.org en Literary Tourism in Alabama http://apr.org/post/literary-tourism-alabama <p>Say the words “tourist attraction,” and beaches and shops selling t-shirts might come to mind. However, there is a plan in the works to combine Alabama’s rich literary heritage with the visitor industry. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p>Organizers are hoping to use books and stories to bring people to often overlooked parts of the state. Moundville Archaeological Park, south of Tuscaloosa is site is known to many in western Alabama, however, operators say it doesn’t draw much of a crowd from out-of-state. A new plan is underway to change that, one page at a time.</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:52:23 +0000 Stan Ingold 19766 at http://apr.org Literary Tourism in Alabama