Joyce White Burrage's Clarke County (Images of America) PDF

By Joyce White Burrage

ISBN-10: 0738568716

ISBN-13: 9780738568713

ISBN-10: 1531645208

ISBN-13: 9781531645205

Clarke County is a superbly wooded and peaceable spot in west Alabama with a protracted and wealthy history.
Bounded at the east by means of the Alabama River and on the
west through the Tombigbee River, Clarke County's rich
timberlands function the resource for pine trees markets in the course of the international. the glorious looking and fishing within the county are identified during the South. Clarke County's historical past contains the tale of the Mitcham struggle, a interval of unrest in 1893 that reached state-wide proportions in notoriety. The county's heritage is one principally constituted of the operating women and men who've contributed to the cultural tapestry of the world. This visible trip starts round the time of the earliest woodcut of the courthouse in Grove Hill, inbuilt 1832, and maintains throughout the Nineteen Forties. a number of the photographs during this assortment have by no means prior to been released. those interesting glimpses into Clarke County's earlier are mixed with a well-researched textual content to discover many long-forgotten tales and a colourful solid of characters.

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