12280 Al Highway 20, Hillsboro, Alabama 35643
Students, seniors 65+, military with ID $5
Children 6-18 $3
Children under 6 free school groups.
Wed - Sat:9:00 am - 4:00 PM
Sun:1:00 pm - 5:00 PM
Blue Star Museum - Free admission for active duty military and families between Memorial Day and Labor Day
Group rates available for ten or more booked in advance. Teachers and bus drivers free with school groups.
The Commemoration Event will be celebrating the first road side Entrance Sign located on Highway 20 for the General Joe Wheeler Home and restoration of the General Joe and Annie Wheeler historical markers. The celebration will mark the first and only entrance sign the Pond Spring Home has ever had. The event will be hosted by the Friends of General Joe Wheeler Foundation on April 29th, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Featuring speakers: Lucy LeGrand Walser - Great Great Granddaughter of General Joe Wheeler, Alabama State Senator Arthur Orr, Alabama State Representative Ken Johnson, Khris Anderson the Executive Director of the North Alabama Chapter of the American Red Cross, Lisa Jones the Executive Director of the Alabama Historical Commission, Scotty Kirkland, the Chair of the Alabama Historical Markers Committe, and others. The event will have entertainment and refreshments. It is open to the public and all are invited to come tour the home and grounds.