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Sue Wilson, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

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Remember When: Learning from people, homes of the past

In my time of working in the real estate field, I have had the opportunity to walk through many older homes where different families have ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, July 23, 2021 4:23 pm

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Remember When: Gantt Lake on the Fourth

“Mercy me. Slow that motor boat down,” “See all the flags waving on those piers,” “Jump right in and swim. Don’t pay any attention to ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, July 9, 2021 4:08 pm

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Remember When: The Fourth of July through the years in Andy

Andalusia has celebrated the 4th of July for many years at different occasions on Independence Day – picnics, parades, patriotic singings, barbeques, business, shop, and ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, July 2, 2021 1:40 pm

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Remember When: The days of Don’s Record Shop

In the 1930s and 1940s, my mother and her friends bought many a 78 record from the O. C. Wood Amusement Company at their storefront ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, June 25, 2021 1:56 pm

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Remember When: ‘The Old Hometown Had Gone Away’

In the 1970s, McDonald and Baker, Montgomery Architects, aka Johnny McDonald and Douglas Baker, offered a report or preliminary study for the re-development of the ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, June 18, 2021 5:00 pm

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Remembering the Downtown Action Committee in 1975-76

1975 was the year before the Bicentennial celebration across the nation in 1976. The late Caroline Seale Cavanaugh was the Executive vice President of the ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, June 11, 2021 3:15 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: The Story of the First Methodist Church Carillons

The young generations of Andalusians do not remember the carillon bells of the First Methodist Church on East Three Notch Street that chimed. The bell ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 28, 2021 5:33 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: The Clock, The Chimes on Court Square

“CHIMES TO STRIKE THE PASSING HOURS – The Commercial Bank To Put Illuminated Clock On Its Building; Equipped With Chimes” was the headline in The ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 21, 2021 5:22 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: Graduate, Clean-Up, Dress Up, Have Fun in 1921

The title of one of the hit songs of 1921, “Ain’t We Got Fun,” puts into words the mood that dominated much of the decade ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 14, 2021 6:53 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: AHS Band Trip to Chicago in 1953

     A memorable Broadway musical production in 1957 was “The Music Man,” book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey. It was awarded the ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:12 pm

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