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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

3 months ago by Sue Wilson.

REMEMBER WHEN: A Walk Through Three Notch Museum

 The Three Notch Museum is a facility in downtown Andalusia that some of the readers of this column may not have had the opportunity to ... Read more

8 months ago by Sue Wilson.

REMEMBER WHEN: Pancake-Sausage Day History in Andalusia

 One of the favorite stories my mother read to me as a child was “The Story of Little Black Sambo” by Helen Bannerman, a Scottish ... Read more

10 months ago by Sue Wilson.

REMEMBER WHEN: R.C. Cola and a Moon Pie

There was nothing better for a snack in the 1950s and 1960s than an RC Cola and a Moon Pie!  Someone wrote a “hillbilly” song ... Read more

1 year ago by Sue Wilson.

REMEMBER WHEN: ‘The hotel that never was’

Recently some old papers and documents were discovered in an abandoned residence in Andalusia and were brought to me at my office. Looking through all ... Read more

1 year ago by Sue Wilson.

REMEMBER WHEN: 75th anniversary of the end of WWII

This year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary (1945-2020) of the event that ended World War II. It will be remembered by those still living who ... Read more

1 year ago by Sue Wilson.

REMEMBER WHEN: 100th anniversary for women’s rights

This year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the Constitution giving women in the U. S. the right ... Read more

1 year ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: June brides, World War II brides

Many sources say that the tradition of the June bride actually began in ancient Roman times. The month of June is named for the Roman ... Read more

1 year ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: Sending our boys away to WWI

     World War I also known as the First World War or the Great War lasted from July 28, 1914 through November 11, 1918. ... Read more

1 year ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: Early automobiles

When the automobile was invented around the turn of the century, one by one the new horseless carriages began making their way into the city ... Read more

1 year ago by Sue Wilson.

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