Thursday, September 30, 2010

Cullman County Electric Cooperative mural

Bethany Kerr has finished the Cullman County Electric Cooperative mural on the side of the Edward Jones building on U.S. 31. (Click picture to see larger.)

Monday, September 27, 2010

Cullman Living History Cemetery Tour

This year's Living History cemetery tour will be at the Catholic Cemetery on Saturday, Oct. 2 and Sunday, Oct. 3 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. each night. Admission is $8. To take the tour catch one of the buses at Festhalle Market Platz at the corner of First Avenue and Arnold Street NW.

Actors will portray former Cullman residents Charles Kleibacker (pictured at right), Frank Joseph Schmitt, George Veigl Sr. and Lena Illgen Veigl, Joseph and Catherine Otte, John George Imbusch, Joseph Mackentepe, Henry Hoelscher, Joseph Fink, James William Shabel and Col. Johann Cullmann.

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Saturday, September 25, 2010

Cullman's first train mural

Jack Tupper's completed mural of Cullman's first train. (Note Col. Cullmann himself riding in the caboose.) Click on picture to zoom.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Cullman Electric Co-op Mural

Bethany Kerr is working on the latest historical mural, a scene of early rural electrification. You can catch her progress on the building at 101 2nd Ave. SW. (The Edward Jones Building on U.S. 31 -- Find it on our Google map of murals and historical sites.)