Bridges to the Past

June 2, 2013 Max 0

Alabama’s Covered Bridges Featured in Documentary – Wooden covered bridges played an important role in the development of Alabama by providing safe passage over creeks […]

Preserving Justice

May 1, 2013 Max 0

In 1963, African-Americans in Birmingham, Alabama protested discrimination with daily demonstrations in public facilities and sit-ins at lunch counters. According to historian James Patterson, “More […]

Boom Town

February 19, 2011 Max 8

By all indications, Childersburg is, and always has been, a quiet little town. But that is not the case. During the 1940s Childersburg experienced explosive growth when the US Army decided to locate an ammunition plant there. Thousands of people from across the nation came to work on the massive construction project spreading over 13,500 acres.