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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. [...]

By |2021-06-30T15:16:53+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

Check Out Our Newsletter, The Herald

If you love Montgomery history and want to help preserve that history please consider becoming a member of the Montgomery County Historical Society. Dues are as little as $15 per year and include a subscription to the quarterly The Herald newsletter. This magazine is full of interesting stories, photos and facts about Montgomery and MCHS. [...]

By |2019-07-23T19:29:23+00:00March 29th, 2019|0 Comments
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