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Special Bicentennial Program: “My Alabama: John Dersham Photographs a State”

May 9, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-In celebration of Alabama’s Bicentennial, the Colbert County Historical Landmarks Foundation will present John Alexander Dersham, award-winning photographer and author of a new coffee table book,  My Alabama: John Dersham Photographs a State.  Dersham will be the featured speaker at the Foundation’s meeting on Sunday, May 19, at 2:00 in the annex room at  Helen […]

Tuscumbia to Celebrate Railroad History as Part of the Alabama Bicentennial

May 8, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-Tuscumbia On July 13, the City of Tuscumbia will celebrate a special day designed to bring attention to the important railroad history of the town. “Hail the Rail – Tuscumbia Railroad Day”, will bring a full day of music, entertainment, tours, history programs and food to the Tuscumbia Railway Depot and The Roundhouse, 204 W. […]

Susan Rowe to Demonstrate Floral Arranging During a Luncheon Program at Belle Mont Mansion

March 8, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-Susan Rowe, of Flori Designs in Florence, will share secrets and successes in flower arranging during a special luncheon program and demonstration at Belle Mont Mansion on Wednesday, March 27.  Beginning at 11:30 a.m., guests will have the opportunity to browse through the circa 1828 home, viewing Susan’s beautiful floral arrangements placed among the period […]

Belle Mont Beautification Day – Volunteers Needed

March 2, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-Belle Mont Mansion will hold a spring clean-up day, on Saturday, April 6, beginning at 9:00 am, at the museum, 1569 Cook Lane, Tuscumbia. “Belle Mont Beautification Day” is part of a national Park Day initiative by the Civil War Trust, designed to aid and draw attention to parks and historic sites.  Volunteers willing to […]

Noted Artisan Will Offer Second Rug Hooking Workshop at Belle Mont Mansion

March 1, 2019

 TUSCUMBIA-Due to the large response to a previously offered workshop, Anne Norvell, owner of Counting Sheep Rug Hooking Shop in Florence will return to Belle Mont Mansion (1569 Cook Lane, Tuscumbia) to teach another 2-hour beginners rug hooking class on Saturday, March 16, at 10:00 a.m. Cost is $80, which covers a museum tour and […]

Potential Business Start-up to be Discussed at Information Session: “Doing Business in Tuscumbia”

February 22, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-The Small Business Development Center of the University of North Alabama has joined forces with Tuscumbia Retail Development, Inc.  to offer a seminar through which potential entrepreneurs may gain insight into the steps for starting a new business.  The information session will last about an hour and is set for Thursday, February 28, at 5:30 […]

Baseball Major League’s Heinie Manush is Subject of Program at Colbert Landmarks Foundation Meeting

February 12, 2019

  TUSCUMBIA-The quarterly meeting of the Colbert County Historical Landmarks Foundation will be held on Sunday, February 17, at 2:00 in the afternoon at the Helen Keller Public Library, 511 N. Main St., Tuscumbia.  The program will be presented by Annie Perry and the Tuscumbia Bicentennial Committee for Heinie Manush Day. A biographical sketch of […]

Noted Artisan to Conduct Rug Hooking Workshop at Belle Mont Mansion

February 8, 2019

 TUSCUMBIA-Anne Norvell, owner of Counting Sheep Rug Hooking Shop in Florence will teach a 2-hour beginners rug hooking workshop on Saturday, February 23, at 10:00 a.m. at Belle Monte Mansion, 1569 Cook Lane, Tuscumbia, AL. Cost is $80, which covers a museum tour and all the supplies needed, including a hooking tool, wool, pattern and […]

Revised Plan for Dickens Festival in Tuscumbia on Saturday

December 7, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Due to Saturday’s threat of rain, Dickens Festival organizers in Tuscumbia have announced plans to move the arts and crafts and food vendor marketplace of the “It’s a Dickens Christmas, Y’all” to The Roundhouse located directly behind the Tuscumbia Railway Depot, 204 West 5th St.  Scheduled music and entertainment will also move to this alternate […]

It’s a Dickens Christmas, Y’all Holiday Festival Returns to Tuscumbia on December 7-8

November 30, 2018

TUSCUMBIA – Scrooge, Marley and all the familiar faces from Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, will return to Tuscumbia on December 7-8 to join merchants and townspeople in presenting the signature Christmas festival “It’s a Dickens Christmas, Y’all.” In its eighth year, the event adds a festive touch to the season and brings […]

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