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February 2018

“Gees Bend” Play

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilcox Central High School, 1310 Threadgill Rd
Camden , AL 36726 United States
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The play "Gees Bend" was written by Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder, and debuted to sold-out audiences at the Alabama Shakespeare Theatre several years ago. It has been performed by various theatre groups throughout the US. The play is based on the life of Gees Bend Quilter, Ms. Mary Lee Bendolph. It tells her story of unbelievable hardship and the struggle in this isolated Wilcox County Hamlet. The main character, Sadie, inspired by a visit to Gees Bend by Dr. Martin Luther…

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April 2018

Wilcox County: Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit

April 1 - April 14
Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce, 1001 Earl Hilliard Dr.
Camden, AL 36726 United States
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The Alabama Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit will be in Wilcox County at the Gees Bend Ferry Terminal (1001 Earl Hilliard Road, Camden, AL 36726) in Camden from April 1st to April 14th. Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit is a statewide celebration of 200 years of statehood presented by Alabama Humanities Foundation in partnership with the Alabama Department of Archives and History and the Alabama Bicentennial Commission. The exhibit showcases the decisions and turning points that shaped Alabama history, culture, and…

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