Must See and Do
Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is the largest golf course construction project ever attempted. In the late 1980’s, two important things were on the mind of Dr. David Bronner, CEO of the Retirement Systems of Alabama. First, how to effectively diversify the assets of the state’s pension fund; and secondly, how to help the state of Alabama. His philosophy was this: “The stronger the Retirement Systems can make Alabama, the stronger the Retirement Systems will be.”
From early Native American settlements, to Civil War, and Civil Rights, our culture is as rich as the black, loamy soil found in the landscape of this rural area of Alabama. Immerse yourself in the events and places, which molded our South.
The Black Belt’s creative artisans and craftsmen range from wood carvers to world renowned folk artists to household name bakers and plenty of innovative thinkers and doers. We invite you to come meet some of them and take home a little inspiration!