200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

  • Marshall County Paint-Out and Traveling Exhibit

    Marshall County Paint-Out and Traveling Exhibit

    July 27, 2017

    The Marshall County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has partnered with the Guntersville Museum to showcase landmarks around Marshall County with help from several local artists.

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  • Lee County Bicentennial Committee Hosts Kickoff Ceremony

    Lee County Bicentennial Committee Hosts Kickoff Ceremony

    July 25, 2017

    On Thursday, July 20, members of the Lee County Bicentennial Committee and Lee County citizens gathered outside the Opelika Courthouse to promote the county joining the statewide bicentennial celebration.

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  • Department of Agriculture and Industries Launches Bicentennial Farm Program

    Department of Agriculture and Industries Launches Bicentennial Farm Program

    July 17, 2017

    With the upcoming state-wide bicentennial commemoration, the Department of Agriculture and Industries is launching a new program to recognize family farms that have remained in the same family for 200 years.

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  • William Scott Named Ambassador for Alabama Bicentennial

    William Scott Named Ambassador for Alabama Bicentennial

    June 12, 2017

    William Scott, former mayor of the town of Mosses, has been named an honorary ambassador by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission.

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  • Dallas County Bicentennial Committee Holds Kickoff Ceremony

    Dallas County Bicentennial Committee Holds Kickoff Ceremony

    March 28, 2017

    The Selma-Dallas County 200 Committee held a kickoff ceremony on March 28 at the site of the state’s first permanent capital, Old Cahawba Archaeological Park. The committee announced a four-year bicentennial observance, adding an extra year to celebrate the founding of Selma in 1820.

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  • Alabama Bicentennial Launch

    Alabama Bicentennial Launch

    March 16, 2017

    On Friday, May 5th, the city of Mobile will raise the first flag for the commemoration of Alabama’s 200th birthday—and you’re invited!

    ALABAMA 200, a three-year celebration of the anniversary of statehood, will reach every county and corner of the state. But it starts in the historic heart of Mobile, the state’s oldest city.

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  • Cullman Bicentennial Committee Hosts Kickoff Ceremony

    Cullman Bicentennial Committee Hosts Kickoff Ceremony

    March 5, 2017

    Cullman’s city committee held a kickoff ceremony at the Cullman Depot on March 3, honoring the date Congress passed an act that created the Alabama Territory in 1817. The festivities included a performance of “Stars Fell on Alabama” by students from West Elementary School and the Wallace State Jazz Band, as well as addresses by local dignitaries.

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  • Restoration and new facility coming to Alabama Constitution Village

    Restoration and new facility coming to Alabama Constitution Village

    September 13, 2016

    Community leaders announced Friday that Huntsville’s ailing Alabama Constitution Village will undergo an extensive restoration and improvement project as part of the city’s preparation for Alabama’s Bicentennial celebration in 2019.

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  • Bobby Joe Seales Named Ambassador for Alabama Bicentennial

    Bobby Joe Seales Named Ambassador for Alabama Bicentennial

    June 10, 2016

    At the Friday, June 3, 2016, meeting of the Alabama Bicentennial Commission, Bobby Joe Seales, former president of the Shelby County Historical Society, was recognized as an honorary ambassador for the bicentennial.

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  • ALM Delegates Pledge Statewide Bicentennial Support

    ALM Delegates Pledge Statewide Bicentennial Support

    May 27, 2016

    Delegates to the Alabama League of Municipalities (ALM) annual convention took a major step in support of the Alabama Bicentennial by passing Resolution NO. 39 during the League’s Business Session on May 16 in Huntsville.

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