Introduction to Cullman, Alabama
Cullman was founded by Colonel John Gottfried Cullmann in 1873. Cullman was a German refugee exiled from his country because he was involved in a plot to assassinate the Russian czar. Originally, the city was part of Cherokee Nation. Cullman purchased the land from the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company. It became the county seat of Cullman County, which was founded on January 24, 1877. The city was incorporated in 1878.
Cullman and nearby Attractions
- Hurricane Creek Park
- Cullman County Museum
- Bankhead National Forest
- Ave Maria Grotto
- Sportsman Lake Park
- Clarkson Covered Bridge
Things To Do In Cullman
The Cullman County Museum and the Hubert Richter Memorial Chapel are sites worth visiting. The Ave Maria Grotto is located outside the city limits and has more than 125 miniature reproductions of renowned buildings, churches, and shrines from all over the world. You can also visit the Clarkson Covered Bridge, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. One can enjoy shopping at Cullman Shopping Center, Town Square Shopping Center, and King Edward Plaza Shopping Center.
Air transportation can be availed from Huntsville International Airport-Carl T Jones Field.
Cullman Higher Education
Facilities for higher education are provided by Wallace State Community College Hanceville, Bevill State Community College, Calhoun Community College, University of Alabama Huntsville, and several other colleges and universities.