200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

  • Fredonia to Host 68th Annual Barbecue

    Fredonia to Host 68th Annual Barbecue

    February 13, 2018

    On Saturday, April 7th, the Fredonia Community Club will host the 68th annual Fredonia Barbecue at the Fredonia Community House in Five Points, Alabama.

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  • Florence Events Celebrate Bicentennial

    Florence Events Celebrate Bicentennial

    February 7, 2018

    In March, the city of Florence will host two events celebrating the 200th anniversaries of Florence and the state of Alabama. The events include the unveiling of a historical marker and a performance by Native American writer Joy Harjo.

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  • Limestone County Set to Celebrate Its Bicentennial

    Limestone County Set to Celebrate Its Bicentennial

    February 1, 2018

    Limestone County will celebrate its bicentennial on February 6, 2018. To commemorate the milestone, the Limestone County Bicentennial Committee is holding a birthday party celebration at the Limestone County Event Center in Athens from 5 to 8 pm.

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  • “Alabama’s Aviation History” Traveling Exhibition Debuts

    “Alabama’s Aviation History” Traveling Exhibition Debuts

    January 29, 2018

    The Alabama Bicentennial Commission and Airbus unveiled the bicentennial traveling exhibition “Alabama’s Aviation History” at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery on January 26.

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  • The Alabama Bicentennial PastPort Launches

    The Alabama Bicentennial PastPort Launches

    January 26, 2018

    On January 26, 2018, the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. officially launched the Alabama Bicentennial PastPort. The press conference, held at the Mercedes-Benz Visitors Center in Vance, was broadcast live by Alabama NewsCenter.

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  • Melissa B. Tubbs Debuts Bicentennial Art Exhibition

    Melissa B. Tubbs Debuts Bicentennial Art Exhibition

    January 5, 2018

    Pen and ink artist Melissa B. Tubbs debuted her bicentennial exhibition, “Celebration & Preservation: Drawing Alabama’s Architectural History,” on January 5, 2018, at the Gadsden Museum of Art.

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  • Governor Ivey Debuts Ham Radio Bicentennial Call Sign

    Governor Ivey Debuts Ham Radio Bicentennial Call Sign

    December 15, 2017

    Governor Kay Ivey made her Amateur Radio debut on December 14, 2017, and became the first person to use the state’s bicentennial call sign, AL2C. The special event station will be on the air for two years as part of Alabama’s bicentennial commemoration.

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  • Governor Announces Alabama Bicentennial Schools Initiative

    Governor Announces Alabama Bicentennial Schools Initiative

    December 14, 2017

    Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday, December 14, 2017, announced the Alabama Bicentennial Schools education initiative. The initiative is designed to encourage all public, private, and homeschool students and teachers to participate in the celebration of Alabama’s 200th anniversary of statehood in 2019.

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  • Carolyn Feltus Named Bicentennial Ambassador

    Carolyn Feltus Named Bicentennial Ambassador

    December 8, 2017

    On December 8, Chair of the Mobile Bicentennial Committee Carolyn Feltus was named an honorary ambassador by Sen. Arthur Orr and the Alabama Bicentennial Commission.

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  • Discovering Alabama Airs State Capitals Episode

    Discovering Alabama Airs State Capitals Episode

    November 30, 2017

    In celebration of Alabama’s bicentennial, the Emmy-winning television series Discovering Alabama explored the story of Alabama’s five historic capitals in the episode “State Capitals.”

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