PRESS RELEASES
Media Contact:  Wendi Lewis, Marketing & Public Relations Manager, 334-230-2680, wendi.lewis@ahc.alabama.gov



POND SPRING AND JOE WHEELER STATE PARK TO HOST NATURE WALKS APRIL 24-25
Apr 8, 2021  -  Pond Spring, the General Joe Wheeler Home, a historic site operated by the Alabama Historical Commission, and Joe Wheeler State Park are teaming up to present Daniella’s Spring Stroll nature walks on Saturday and Sunday, April 24-25, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day. The event will educate visitors about flora native to the area and provide a historical tour of the property.
SUPPORT POND SPRING AT MISS ANNIE WHEELER'S DRIVE-THRU HEIRLOOM PLANT SALE
Apr 6, 2021  -  A favorite event returns this spring, modified for social distancing. Miss Annie’s Heirloom Plant Sale, an annual fundraiser for Pond Spring, the General Joe Wheeler Home, will be a “drive-thru” event this year. Supporters can place an order over the phone and arrange a date and time for pickup, with plants delivered right to the car. Orders and pickup will run from April 12-30.
OLD CAHAWBA TO HOST CIVIL WAR WALKING TOUR APRIL 3
Mar 17, 2021  -  On Saturday, April 3, at 10 a.m., Old Cahawba Archaeological Park, a historic property of the Alabama Historical Commission, invites visitors to take part in a guided, one-hour Civil War Walking Tour of the grounds of Castle Morgan, Cahaba’s prison for captured Union soldiers. Park guests will hear harrowing accounts of soldiers from both armies who called Cahawba home during wartime. Tickets for this event are $8 per person and are available at the Visitor Center.
AHC WELCOMES DR. MEGHAN BUCHANAN AS NEW COMMISSIONER
Mar 9, 2021  -  The Alabama Historical Commission is pleased to welcome Dr. Meghan Buchanan as its newest Commissioner. Dr. Buchanan is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Auburn University and will represent the Alabama Archaeological Society on the Commission.


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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
Mar 9, 2021 AHC WELCOMES DR. MEGHAN BUCHANAN AS NEW COMMISSIONER
Feb 24, 2021 PRATTVILLE BECOMES A CERTIFIED LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Feb 24, 2021 MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE NAMED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK
Feb 24, 2021 BIRD WALK FOR BEGINNERS (& HISTORY BUFFS) AT OLD CAHAWBA SET FOR MARCH 20
Jan 15, 2021 BLACK HERITAGE COUNCIL AWARDED GRANT FOR STRATEGIC PLANNING AND WELCOMES NEW LEADERSHIP
Jan 13, 2021 EIGHT ALABAMA PROPERTIES INCLUDED IN 2020 PLACES IN PERIL LIST
Dec 14, 2020 FOUR ALABAMA PROPERTIES ADDED TO THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES
Oct 19, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ALABAMA HISTORICAL COMMISSION LAUNCHES HISTORIC PRESERVATION MAP OF HISTORIC PROPERTIES OF ALABAMA
Oct 13, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OLD CAHAWBA HOSTS WALKING TOUR OF HISTORIC CEMETERIES
Sep 1, 2020 DEADLINE APPROACHING TO NOMINATE PROPERTIES TO PLACES IN PERIL 2020
Aug 19, 2020 ALABAMA ADDS THREE PROPERTIES TO THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES
Aug 17, 2020 FINAL WEEK TO SUBMIT AHC HISTORIC SITES GRANT APPLICATION
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