Sweet Home Alabama

3 Jun

Sweet Tea. Football. Swing dancin’ and Southern Charm. That’s right, this week we’re celebrating all things Sweet Home Alabama. After diggin’ around and doing a little research, we’ve found a few fun facts that we’d love to share with you! Now most of the facts were pretty normal. It didn’t surprise us that Birmingham is the largest city in the state. But what we didn’t know, is that it is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church….or to wrestle a bear. Listed below are a few fun facts. Happy learning!

                                      10 Fun Facts About the State of Alabama

 1. Alabama became the 22nd state on December 14, 1819.

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2. At 2,405 feet, Cheaha Mountain is Alabama’s highest point above sea level.

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3. The word Alabama means tribal town in the Creek Indian language.

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4.  The first football game between the University of Alabama and the Auburn University was played on February 22, 1893.

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5. It is illegal to have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at any time.

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6. The state bird is the Yellowhammer, although some still claim the Wild Turkey.

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7. It is illegal for any person to place table salt on a railroad track. This is a law that if violated, it punishable by death as of 2013.

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8.  The state dance is the Square Dance.

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9. The state flower is the Camellia.

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10. Dominos may not be played on Sunday.

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Be on the lookout for all things to help you celebrate Sweet Home Alabama this week!

Peace and love from the Heart of Dixie,

Leah S. – Wrapsody

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