Thursday, March 7, 2013

Cullman County Historical Society T-shirts, mugs and more

Our online store is up and running. Purchase a mouse-pad, T-shirt, coffee cup and lots more at our Mercantile Exchange. We get a buck off each sale, so it helps us continue our mission to preserve history and educate the next generation about what makes Cullman great. Check out hour selection here: 

Monday, January 14, 2013

Cullman County Historical Society on YouTube

Verily, The Cullman County Historical Society now is in possession of its own channel upon the YouTube Internet portal. Feel free to stop by and give us a gander. You may discover us by moving that mouse-shaped thingamajig over onto the following Internet portal address and clicking the right side of aforementioned house mouse:

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Cullman County Historical Society wants your ideas

Hi, I am the president of the Cullman County Historical Society for 2013. If you have never attended one of our meetings, you are missing out. Check out some of our stuff at our YouTube channel.

You also can keep up with us on Twitter @CullmanHistory and on Facebook.

Let us know if you have any ideas for topics that would interest you. We are open to all kinds of ideas. We want to do some new things and cover topics we haven't done before. Send me a message on Facebook with your thoughts.

Greg Richter
President, Cullman County Historical Society
grichter (AT) proseporter {DOT} com

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Chester Freeman shares growing up in Cullman County before and during the Depression (audio)

Chester Freeman
 CULLMAN, Alabama -- Chester Freeman, who turns 90 soon, spoke to the Cullman County Historical Society today growing up in the Great Depression near Cold Springs. Download a podcast of Freeman's talk here:  chesterfreeman.WAV
(A video will be posted soon.)

Monday, January 23, 2012

Dreher Furniture and family history in Cullman

A brief snippet of our recent meeting in which Garlan Gudger Jr. shared the history of the Dreher family in Cullman:

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Peinhardt Living History Farm (with photos and video)

CULLMAN, Alabama -- Peinhardt Living History Farm welcomed the public Saturday for its annual Farm Day. Visitors could see an old schoolhouse, barn and log cabin, and see sorghum syrup, hominy and more being made. (See more photos on Facebook.)

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Cullman's Living History Cemetery Tour

Tim Richter portrays Oscar Otto Richter

And here's myself and my wife as Cullman undertaker Oscar Fischer and his wife, Lena. (It was dark by the time the first group reached us so most of the video is too dark to see. The audio is good, however.)