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13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey Commemorative Edition

Written in the rich tradition of Southern story-telling, 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey has captivated generations of readers of all ages with its colorful and suspenseful legends. In these tales of spectral visitations, Windham and Figh infuse each story with a wealth of fact and folklore about Alabama history and the old South. In the […]

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Visiting Black Belt Treasures…Again!

I have been to Black Belt Treasures twice recently. This is the nonprofit artist gallery in Camden. This is one of the places to put on your must visit list when touring the Black Belt. If you have time for only a day trip, we recommend that you visit Gees Bend to meet the world […]

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Quilting Lessons at Gees Bend

Have you heard of the Gees Bend Quilters? Lots of people have. Many people have been to Gees Bend to see them. Even more have purchased their quilts to display as fine art. Now, for the first time, people are actually coming to Gees Bend to take quilting lessons!

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Ghost Stories in Alabama

Renovation Post 1: A Ghostly Presence

I have lived in the same house for 38 years. It has been my haven for all this time. The moment I walked in it said to me “Where have you been all this time?” It was love at first sight. I never hesitated to buy the house even though my wasband (husband at the […]

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Masonic Lodge located along Highway 84 in Monroe County, Alabama

A Renovator, Not a Preservationist

Monroe County is best known for being the home of Harper Lee’s iconic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird”. This time the trip was about early history and the Federal Road. The Federal Road was the way west out to the colonies. There has been a lot of interest in it lately because its Bicentennial is […]

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