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about the City of Florence.
Situated on the banks
of the beautiful Tennessee River, Florence
has a rich history. Florence hosts numerous
festivals and events throughout the year
including the NCAA Division II Championship
settled this area long ago, and the Indian
Mound museum is located at a domiciliary
mound near the river. Florence is the site
for the Alabama Renaissance Faire, held each
October, as well as Arts Alive, Frontier
Days Celebration, the Freedom of America
Celebration on the fourth of July, an annual
Trail of Tears Celebration, and many others.
Florence is an
outdoor lover's dream. Golfers pick from a
variety of public and private courses. The
river and its system of lakes offers a
variety of recreational activities. Nature
lovers and bird watchers find much to enjoy
in the area's public parks, camping areas
and walking trails. In the spring,
neighborhoods come alive with flowering
dogwoods and azaleas, and the downtown areas
buzz with activity as restaurants move
tables to the sidewalk and enjoy another
change of season.
But there's plenty
to do indoors, as well. The Kennedy-Douglass
offer exhibits, classes and juried shows.
Theater groups and dance studios perform;
museums offer educational programs.
A mix of
manufacturing, service industries, retail,
medical and financial institutions give
Florence stability and strength. This is a
shopping and medical & educational hub for
the tri-state area.
Florence and the
Shoals Area is the sixth largest market in
Alabama and offers numerous opportunities
for business investment and enhanced quality