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Calling Alabama Preservation-Minded People – It’s Not Too Late!

Thursday, April 24 – Saturday, April 26 Calling Alabama Preservation-Minded People – It’s Not Too Late! That’s right, it’s not too late to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration special deal for the Alabama Preservation Conference. The 2014 Alabama Preservation Conference: Finding Your Historic Rhythm program and registration form are posted to the Alabama […]

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Webinar: When Main Street is a State Highway

How should we manage the conflicts that emerge when Main Street is also a state highway? This webinar will provide a framework for addressing the conflicts inherent in the various roles we ask our main streets to perform, from carrying regional traffic to serving as parade routes, from handling heavy trucks to providing access to […]

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Main Street Alabama Quarterly Training with Jon Schallert

Main Street Alabama is pleased to offer online registration for an upcoming quarterly training opportunity with Jon Schallert: The New Rules of Marketing Success: Capturing Today’s Customers as a Destination Business. Join Main Street Alabama and Jon Schallert for an upcoming training opportunity: The New Rules of Marketing Success: Capturing Today’s Consumers as a Destination […]

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ort Mims Restoration Association to Honor All Descendants with Memorial and Dedication Services

Fort Mims Restoration Association to Honor All Descendants with Memorial and Dedication Services, Battle Re-Enactments, and Cultural Presentations.  The commemorative weekend will be Aug. 30 – Sept.1, Descendants of Fort Mims will gather on the historic site off Baldwin County Road 80 in Tensaw Fri., Aug. 30 – Sun., Sept. 1, for the “Fort Mims […]

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Alabama Historic Preservation Plan Survey

Please take a few moments (less than 10 minutes) to fill out this survey for our friends at the Alabama Historical Commission. Your answers will help them in future years! Here’s the link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5S6257P

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July 1 is deadline for towns to sign-up for April Walking Tours 2014

Town interested in participating in the 2014 April Walking Tours should respond with an email giving their town’s name, starting location, and shipping address to brian.jones@tourism.alabama.gov. Towns who have already signed-up include: Arab, Athens, Atmore, Cullman, Decatur, Eufaula, Fairhope, Heflin, Huntsville, Madison, Mobile, Montgomery, Phenix City, Prattville, Selma, Sheffield, Sylacauga, Troy, Tuscumbia and Wetumpka. The […]

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Vote for Tuscaloosa in Benjamin Moore’s “Paint what matters” contest

Tuscaloosa is the only Alabama city in Benjamin Moore’s “Paint what matters” contest.  If they win, Benjamin Moore Paints will help with a revitalization project on their “main street”.  You may vote once a day until June 30. To cast your vote, go to: http://www.paintwhatmatters.com/

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Sequoyah Caverns to close its doors Sept. 3

After forty-nine years of welcoming visitors from all around the world, Sequoyah Caverns and Ellis Homestead will close its doors September 3, 2013. Known for its “looking glass lakes”, Sequoyah Caverns is located in Wills Valley at the foot of Sand Mountain in northeast Alabama and has attracted thousands of families, school groups, and travelers […]

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