A Cave Shelter Connection to the Past

Russell Cave is an archeological site with one of the most complete records of prehistoric cultures in the Southeast.  In the 1950s, archeologists uncovered a large quantity of artifacts representing over 10,000 years of use in a single place.  Today, Russell Cave National Monument helps bring to light many cultural developments of phenomenal human journeys.

Looking into the cave shelter

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Discover 10,000 years of human history, tucked away at Russell Cave.

Ranger talks to group of visitors outside


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Girl scouts sift dirt to find artifacts

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Last updated: June 3, 2020

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3729 County Road 98
Bridgeport, AL 35740


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