Hiking: Irondale Furnance Ruins Trial in Mountain Brook, AL

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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Irondale Furnace Trail Photo by Christie Dedman

Irondale Furnace Ruins Trail is an easy hike through the woods, by a creek and into the Civil War history of Birmingham. This blast furnace was built under a contract with the CSA to...

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WBRC 6 Savvy Shopper segment for Sept. 22

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September 23 is Museum Live Day which means free admission to participating Smithsonian Museums across the US including 16 locations across Alabama. You’ll need to register to get a free ticket valid for you...

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Savvy Shopper WBRC Sept. 15: Camping deals for your outdoor needs

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Approaching the fall hiking and camping season here are some ideas to help you save on gear to get outdoors — before you go too far, there are no affiliate links in this post....

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Good Day Alabama Savvy Shopper August 11 segment, (Bowling, Free Junior Ranger, Sofa deal)

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Welcome Good Day Alabama viewers! Thanks for watching the Savvy Shopper segment. Here are the deals I mentioned during the August 11, 2017 episode: SEGMENT 1 Head over to GoBowling.com to grab a coupon for a...

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Touring & Hiking the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area + Junior Ranger badge

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    Hiking the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -- Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -- Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -- Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -- Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Dunwoody Nature Center - Photo by Christie Dedman
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    Hewlett Lodge Visitor Center --Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area -- Photo by Christie Dedman

There’s a hidden gem in Atlanta – the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Admission is $3 a person or get in free with your National Park pass. You can hike down to the river,...

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Touring Corinth Battlefield Unit & Shiloh National Military Park + 2 Junior Ranger badges

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We’ve been kinda out of the day-tripping mode. Our Expedition was struggling to keep up with us. So we upgraded to a truck. Hopefully one step closer to the dream. So we took her...

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