Russell Cave National Monument
Bridgeport, Doran's Cove, Jackson County, Prehistoric, Native American,
Russell Cave is located in northeast Alabama near the town of Bridgeport in Jackson County. It is a significant archaeological site that provides a record of thousands of years of human use. Russell Cave was named a National Monument in 1961 and a placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966. Today, the cave is part of the national park system and hosts visitors from all over the world. Russell Cave is a stop on the North Alabama Birding Trail. It is named for the Russell family, which for many generations owned the land surrounding the cave."
Northeast Alabama Community College Archives and Special Collections
10,000 B.C.-1650 A.D.