The community of Paul, AL in southeast Conecuh County was settled in the 1870’s by immigrants from South Carolina. The U.S. Paul Post Office was founded in 1907 and opened in 1908. A petition was submitted to the U.S. Postal Service requesting a Post Office with a Biblical name. The request was approved and the […]
Attractions in Conecuh County.
The historic Evergreen Depot located on the old L & N Railroad line in downtown Evergreen was constructed in 1907 and ready for occupancy by March of 1908. The depot was described as an ornament to the town, and pride for everyone, the best and most ornate outside of large cities, according to a newspaper […]
The Sepulga River Canoe Trail is becoming increasingly popular with nature lovers in Alabama. With deep water, limestone walls, and a few Class I rapids for fun, Sepulga offers a wilderness kayaking/canoe experience unique to South Alabama. One of the biggest attractions of paddling the Sepulga River is the possibility of finding fossils, such as […]
The first Episcopalian minister came to Evergreen in December 1870. This Episcopalian church was built circa 1880. Prior to this, the Episcopalian congregation held their services at the Union Church which was a community church that all denominations shared. St. Mary’s is Evergreen’s oldest church. It is one of only a few buildings that survived […]
Bull Slough Bridge lies across the beautiful Sepulga River in the southeast corner of Conecuh County. This bridge, built in 1924, is 252-feet long and has a pony truss design. This site is on the Sepulga River Canoe Trail. At one end of the bridge is a sign that contains a detailed map of the canoe […]