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Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration

During the years 2017, 2018, and 2019, the State of Alabama will be celebrating its Bicentennial. The reason for the three-year span of time is simple: the Alabama Territory was created out of the larger Mississippi Territory on August 15, 1817, and Alabama became a state on December 14, 1819.  The celebration is being divided into topical sections: 2017 is the year for “Discovering Our Places,” 2018 will be the year for “Honoring Our People,” and 2019 will be the year for “Sharing Our Stories.” Though I’m not directly involved… Read more Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration