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UPDATE: TIME & DATE CHANGE FOR DAVID MONIAC AWARD EVENT

The Governor’s Office has set 10:30AM on November 15 as the time for the awards ceremony. This is a change from 2:00PM(or 10:00) on the 18th which was the original, but tentative time. No more changes are anticipated, unless some unforeseen emergency arises. Please make sure everyone you talked to about this event gets the [...]

By |2021-10-19T20:29:32+00:00October 19th, 2021|0 Comments

Sallie Wood Millsap

Herald article: "Margaret Booth School Remembered" was written by Sallie Wood Millsap many years ago and included in the recent MCHS Herald Vol. 29, Issue 3, 2021, page 4. Many apologies to Sallie: It was meant to be a pleasant surprise and it was, just not in the title box.

By |2021-10-18T18:43:59+00:00October 18th, 2021|0 Comments

Oakwood Cemetery in Montgomery

Talk by Phillip Taunton, Sexton, To Montgomery Genealogical Society, Fall, 2011 Thank you for this time you have given me to talk to you about some of the many notable people that are buried at Oakwood Cemetery. I have been blessed to work at Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery's richest historic site. For twenty-two years I have [...]

By |2021-11-10T18:55:48+00:00June 29th, 2021|0 Comments

Oakwood History Tour Feb. 20, 2021

MCHS Board member Dr. Richard Bailey will be leading a walking tour of Oakwood Cemetery on Feb. 20, 2021. For tickets and information contact landmarksfoundation.com or 334-240-4500 .Tickets $10 online or in person, meet at 9:45 at the Oakwood main entrance.

By |2021-02-15T16:55:04+00:00February 15th, 2021|0 Comments

Where History & GIS combine: Oakwood Cemetery Project

Looking for outdoor tech savvy project? How about field surveying historic old Oakwood Cemetery using your smart phone camera, a geolocation app and base map to refine the records of actual grave locations? More challenging than it sounds with gps off by 10-35 feet, have to drop a pin on a plot where 3 others [...]

By |2020-10-26T20:51:49+00:00October 26th, 2020|0 Comments

Can we afford to lose the old First Presbyterian Church?

    SAVE THE STAIRS…AND THE CHURCH THEY SERVE The time to save First Presbyterian Church from demolition is NOW.  Your Society along with Landmarks Foundation has made an offer to purchase option and are negotiating with the current owner, First Baptist Church right now.  This brings us to a point where we must raise the [...]

By |2020-02-25T16:44:11+00:00February 25th, 2020|0 Comments

Tourism Makes History (Pun intended)

Congratulations to MCHS on winning the Alabama Tourism Product Development Grant to fund redesigning and improving our website! Stay tuned for even more enhancements including all the Heralds since 1993, all 36,000 Oakwood Cemetery records entered and organized by the Green Sisters, Shara and Judia over the last 2 years. The database could grow to [...]

By |2020-07-22T17:45:11+00:00September 24th, 2019|0 Comments
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First Presbyterian Church Property

Have you seen the Montgomery Advertiser today? Friday the 13th was a good day for Montgomery County Historical Society. We thank those who donated to the project to hire the historical restoration experts who inspected the old church to make sure it could be restored at a reasonable cost. With First Baptist's blessing, our Society [...]

By |2019-09-17T17:56:49+00:00September 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Through the Years – Market Street – from the Winter 2015 Herald

Through The Years Market Street By Peter A. Brannon The Montgomery Advertiser October 30, 1938 ONE good thing which has come out of the modernization of Montgomery is the discovery (though it was not entirely lost) of the old marker at the corner of Market and Court Streets. A few days ago I got a [...]

By |2019-07-23T19:29:00+00:00July 1st, 2019|0 Comments
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