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ALABAMA HISTORICAL COMMISSION ANNOUNCES GRANT PROGRAM FOR HURRICANE MICHAEL DAMAGES
Jul 21, 2021  -  In 2018, Hurricane Michael, a Category 5 storm, had catastrophic impact in the Alabama counties of Geneva, Henry, Houston, and Mobile County. In addition to destroying personal property, businesses and homes, Hurricane Michael also affected historic properties in these areas. Starting July 12, the Alabama Historical Commission (AHC), the state’s historic preservation office, with assistance provided by the National Park Service and the Emergency Supplemental Historic Preservation Fund, began to accept applications from historic properties that sustained damage from Hurricane Michael.
ALABAMA PROPERTIES LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES
Jul 21, 2021  -  The Alabama Historical Commission is announcing recent additions to the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a nationwide program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources.
BELLE MONT TO HOST 'MUSIC AT THE MANSION' AS PART OF W.C. HANDY FESTIVAL
Jul 19, 2021  -  Belle Mont Mansion will host “Music at the Mansion” on Saturday, July 31, from 3-5 p.m. as part of the annual W.C. Handy Festival. The event will feature live music by the Jazz Allstars Trio. There is no charge to attend.
ALABAMA HISTORICAL COMMISSION ANNOUNCES 2022 GRANT PROGRAM
Jul 6, 2021  -   The Alabama Historical Commission, the State Historic Preservation Office, has opened its 2022 Grant Program with funds appropriated by the Alabama Legislature. Historic sites meeting the eligibility can submit applications now through August 13, 2021. AHC will administer a $1,300,000 Grant Program with funds appropriated by the Alabama Legislature in the 2022 Fiscal Year (Oct. 1, 2021-Sept. 30, 2022), for improvements to and educational programming at historic sites in Alabama, and for monuments to commemorate historical events and places.


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Jul 21, 2021 ALABAMA HISTORICAL COMMISSION ANNOUNCES GRANT PROGRAM FOR HURRICANE MICHAEL DAMAGES
Jul 21, 2021 ALABAMA PROPERTIES LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES
Jul 19, 2021 BELLE MONT TO HOST 'MUSIC AT THE MANSION' AS PART OF W.C. HANDY FESTIVAL
Jul 6, 2021 ALABAMA HISTORICAL COMMISSION ANNOUNCES 2022 GRANT PROGRAM
Jun 23, 2021 OLD CAHAWBA TO HOST 'IF BUGS COULD TALK' WALKING TOUR
Jun 10, 2021 AHC WELCOMES ALEX KRUMDIECK AS NEW COMMISSIONER
Jun 9, 2021 'ART OF THE DISH' EVENT AT BELLE MONT MANSION JUNE 24-26 WILL SHOWCASE HISTORIC AND VINTAGE CHINA AND TABLEWARE
Jun 2, 2021 FREE ADMISSION AT OLD CAHAWBA TO CELEBRATE MASONS OF ALABAMA 200TH ANNIVERSARY
May 13, 2021 RESTORED VINTAGE GREYHOUND BUS TO RETRACE FREEDOM RIDES ROUTE FROM ARDMORE TO MONTGOMERY
Apr 30, 2021 RESTORED VINTAGE GREYHOUND BUS TO BE UNVEILED AT FREEDOM RIDES 60TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT
Apr 22, 2021 OLD CAHAWBA TO HOST CEMETERY PRESERVATION WORKSHOP ON MAY 1
Apr 20, 2021 CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL PARK TO HOST WALKING TOUR ON MAY 15
Apr 8, 2021 POND SPRING AND JOE WHEELER STATE PARK TO HOST NATURE WALKS APRIL 24-25
Apr 6, 2021 SUPPORT POND SPRING AT MISS ANNIE WHEELER'S DRIVE-THRU HEIRLOOM PLANT SALE
Mar 17, 2021 OLD CAHAWBA TO HOST CIVIL WAR WALKING TOUR APRIL 3
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