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Elkmont, Alabama: Saturn 1B Rocket (Gone)

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Ardmore Welcome Center

Directions:
Ardmore Welcome Center, southbound I-65, on the state line just south of the Tennessee border.
Hours:
Sept. 2023: Removed
Status:
Gone
Saturn 1B Rocket

224-foot-tall forerunner of the Saturn 5 moon rocket. Removed due to lack of maintenance in September 2023.

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Saturn 1B Rocket

Alas it will be removed in 2023. You can no longer go to the rest stop, as it's under renovation.

[TheKGB, 02/21/2023]

Saturn 1B Rocket.

Saturn 1B Rocket

It's great to see attractions without going out of the way.

[Lara Werning, 07/01/2019]

NASA Apollo Program artifact with highway rest stop convenience.

Saturn 1B Rocket

The base is under construction, but still a great stop. Good pavilion and bathrooms too.

[Eric Young, 03/30/2017]

Rocket.

Saturn 1B Rocket

There is also a Korean War memorial and Vietnam War memorial. You can only access the rest stop and rocket display from southbound side of the highway.

[Lynn Hahn, 07/15/2015]

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