FLASHBACK: Sylacauga on Sale, 1891

SYLACAUGA, Ala. - This week in March 1891, investors were talking about and preparing for a sale of business and residential land lots in Sylacauga set for Thursday, April 9. A 126-year-old brochure prepared by a Pittsburgh firm bragged that... Read More.
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Historical Marker Series: Talladega College

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Talladega, the residence of the Super Speedway, the scene for Talladega Nights, and the home of Talladega College represents a large part of educational history. In 1865, William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both former... Read More.
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Historic Marker Series: Fort Williams

SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Twelve miles west of downtown Sylacauga lies the original Fort Williams. The Fort Williams Historic Marker is located in the heart of Sylacauga between the Post Office and Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce. Fort Williams was originally constructed by... Read More.
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Feature: B.B. Comer High School

SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Across the railroad tracks from Avondale Mills, lies a local county school B.B. Comer. From the looks of the building, one could assume that school was relatively new. However, the history that represents the... Read More.

Historical Marker Series: DeSoto Caverns

CHILDERSBURG, Ala. - Stalactites and stalagmites fill the cave of one of Alabama’s hidden treasures DeSoto Caverns located in Childersburg, Alabama. The caves' history dates back to the early 16th century when the Spanish explorer Hernando de... Read More.