200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

  • Honoring Native Alabamian History

    Honoring Native Alabamian History

    September 11, 2017

    The rich traditions, culture, and art from America’s first people were on display at Oka Kapassa in Tuscumbia’s Spring Park on September 8 and 9.

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  • Troy Hosts Chalk Walk

    Troy Hosts Chalk Walk

    September 5, 2017

    On September 9, the Johnson Center for the Arts sponsored a Chalk Walk for kids from 10:00–2:00 pm in downtown Troy. The event was part of Reunion Troy’s “Exploring Downtown Troy” bicentennial celebration.

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  • John Sledge Launches New Book in Mobile

    John Sledge Launches New Book in Mobile

    August 31, 2017

    Mobile Bay magazine is sponsoring a free book signing event on September 12 at Mobile’s Bragg-Mitchell Mansion to celebrate the release of author John Sledge's new book, These Rugged Days: Alabama in the Civil War.

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  • Satsuma Public Library Holds Bicentennial Event

    Satsuma Public Library Holds Bicentennial Event

    August 25, 2017

    On August 17, the Satsuma Public Library hosted its first bicentennial event: Celebrate Satsuma's Harvest: Enjoy the Fruits of Your Labor. The all-day event took place at the historic Satsuma Public Library and offered a wide array of interactive attractions for all ages.

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  • Inside Pike Road with Mose T

    Inside Pike Road with Mose T

    August 21, 2017

    From August 8 to October 26, The Alabama Center for the Arts in downtown Decatur will host the Sara Vessels Mills' Private Collection of famous folk artist Mose T’s paintings.

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  • Celebrating with Bicentennial Brews

    Celebrating with Bicentennial Brews

    August 9, 2017

    The Alabama Brewers Guild, in cooperation with the Alabama Bicentennial Commission, has enlisted breweries from across the state to collaborate in concocting a series of beers, each honoring one of the state's five historic capitals. These will be released to the public, one by one, from now until 2019.

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  • 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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