Sunday, October 24, 2010

Cullman Countians share their almost 100 years of experiences

Ninety-nine-year-old Agnes Alvis shares stories of her life with the Cullman County Historical Society during the group's October meeting. When told she'd have to come back next year to celebrate her 100th birthday, Mrs. Alvis quipped, "Don't count on it!"

Agnes Alvis, foreground, reflects on a question as her friend since 1936, Gladys Bailey, listens in the background.

Gladys Bailey, 96, tells of growing up, marrying and raising a family in Cullman County.
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Thursday, October 21, 2010

1st Leeth Bank mural

Donald Walker poses with his mural of the 1st Leeth Bank (1906).
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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

U.S.S. Cullman, Leeth Building murals

Currently under way are murals of the U.S.S. Cullman by Jack Tupper and the Leeth building by Donald Walker. Follow the ship on the building next to Carlton's Italian Restaurant on Third Avenue North between Second and Third streets. The Leeth mural is at Second Avenue (U.S. 31) and Fourth Street South on the side of Baker Photography.