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Walker County, Alabama (Postcard History Series)
     

Walker County, Alabama (Postcard History Series)

by Pat Morrison
 

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Walker County is a unique place inhabited by a unique people. Characters including George "Goober" Lindsey, Tallulah Bankhead, Sybil Gibson, and Eric "Butterbean" Esch, and communities including Cordova, Carbon Hill, and Day's Gap and Horse Creek-or as we know them today, Oakman and Dora-have all contributed to the county's rich history. In this volume of vintage

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Walker County is a unique place inhabited by a unique people. Characters including George "Goober" Lindsey, Tallulah Bankhead, Sybil Gibson, and Eric "Butterbean" Esch, and communities including Cordova, Carbon Hill, and Day's Gap and Horse Creek-or as we know them today, Oakman and Dora-have all contributed to the county's rich history. In this volume of vintage postcard images, readers will learn how the town of Jasper avoided extinction, visit the old Walker County Courthouse that burned six times, and discover which town in Walker County began as Bald Eagle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738516905
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/22/2004
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,280,325
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.36(d)

Meet the Author


Author and retired Walker County educator Pat Morrison has compiled an engaging collection of postcards and supplemented them with historic photographs to tell the story of this sometimes progressive, sometimes chaotic, but always fascinating place.

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